Archive for February 5th, 2009

New Towns on NC Postcards Website

In the past month and a half, we’ve uploaded postcards from several new locations to our North Carolina Postcards website. You can check out these new towns here: Gibsonville, Alamance and Guilford Counties Polkton, Anson County Crossnore, Avery County Pantego, Beaufort County Highshoals, Gaston County Henrietta, Rutherford County

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Here’s the postcard that Lew Powell mentioned in a recent comment, along with another from the collection that shows Republican President William Howard Taft on that same May 20, 1909 visit. Taft was in Charlotte to celebrate the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence.

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Where the Heel?, Part VIII

It’s time for a new installment of “Where the Heel?,” but I’m adding a twist to this one. Instead of identifying a place based on an image, we’re looking for the North Carolina location that is described by a specific slogan. Can you fill in the blank below? If you have a guess, leave it […]

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