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Groundhog Day Fun Facts

Thursday, February 1, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. – Why in the world do we ask a groundhog about the weather every Feb. 2? What makes them better prognosticators than squirrels, or wooly worms, or frogs?

State Capitol Exhibit Opening Rescheduled

Thursday, January 18, 2018

This evening’s planned exhibit opening at the North Carolina State Capitol for “The Mountains Are Calling: At Home in Western North Carolina,” has been postponed due to inclement weather. The Capitol is closed to visitors today.

Examine the Battle of Roanoke Island at CSS Neuse Book Talk

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Confederate forces were well in control of the fight during the early days of the Civil War, until the arrival of Union Gen. Ambrose Burnside at the Outer Banks. Author Michael Zatarga will speak on his title, “The Battle of Roanoke Island: Burnside and the Fight for North Carolina,” Feb. 10, 11 a.m. at the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center. This is a free event.

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