Archive for February, 2018

1. In 1940 only two U.S. cities with populations over 100,000 prohibited Sunday movies. One was Knoxville, Tenn. What was the other? 2. What university was long known as “Eecy-teecy”? 3. In the ’50s and ’60s, drivers on N.C. highways feared “Whammy” — what was it? 4. In 2003 a high school basketball game drew […]

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The Carolina Elephant token is the earliest known numismatic artifact that refers to the Carolinas.  It is dated 1694, before the 1712 separation of the Province of Carolina into North and South Carolina colonies.  The origin and purpose of the token remain enigmatic despite extensive research that includes a seminal article written by Neil Fulghum, […]

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