North Carolina History

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Archaeological Site of Fort San Juan is Topic of Oct. 21 Lecture

Dr. David Moore will discuss excavations at the site near Morganton, N.C. It was the earliest European settlement in what is now the United States. Continue reading

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Wins Award for Excellence

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center received an “Award for Excellence in Web Presence” on Oct. 3 from the North Carolina Genealogical Society. Continue reading

Montgomery Ward Challenge Met

Academics and the CEO of today’s Montgomery Ward looked to the past and the future at UNC’s Wilson Library. Continue reading

Five Questions for Don Tate, Author of Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

Author and illustrator of “Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton” will speak Sept. 3 at Wilson Library. Continue reading

Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton Book Launch Sept. 3 at Wilson Library

Program with Don Tate, author and illustrator of a new children’s biography about Chatham County slave and poet George Moses Horton. Continue reading

From Brunswick Stew to Barbecue: The Cookbook as Cultural History

Cookbooks from the North Carolina Collection showcases the range and history of cooking in the Tar Heel State in an exhibition on view in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Appointment: North Carolina Research and Instruction Librarian

Sarah Carrier joined the staff of the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC on June 1. Continue reading

“Civil War Day by Day ” Draws to an End

A blog that allowed readers to follow the Civil War in the words of those who lived it reached its end on April 26, after 1,450 posts. Continue reading

North Carolina Foodways Conference (Registration Closed)

Join food writers, documentarians, and aficionados for Carolina Cornucopia. Two days of discussion about the foods and food history of the Tar Heel State. Continue reading

Remembering William Powell, 1919-2015

The acknowledged dean of North Carolina historians was once librarian of UNC Library’s North Carolina Collection. Continue reading