NC State Historic Preservation Office | NCHPO
The North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office (NCHPO) assists private citizens, private institutions, local governments, and agencies of state and federal government in the identification, evaluation, protection, and enhancement of properties significant in North Carolina history and archaeology. The agency carries out state and federal preservation programs and is a section within the
Posted: Monday Apr 6, 2020
Regulators Hanged in Hillsborough | NC DNCR
Posted: (6 days ago) On June 19, 1771, six Regulators were hanged in Hillsborough following the Battle of Alamance on May 17. The hanging represented a culmination of the War of Regulation and the “backcountry” rebellion by Orange County Regulators. Like many of those throughout the colonies discontented with the control of and taxation by the British government, the Regulators wanted the Currency Act of 1764 ...
State Archives of North Carolina
Posted: (6 days ago) The State Archives of North Carolina collects, preserves, and provides access to historically significant archival materials, including public records. It also provides guidance concerning preservation and management of government records to state, county, city, and state university officials.
NC Archives: Maps
Posted: (6 days ago) The State Archives of North Carolina has one of the best collections of maps of North Carolina in the nation. The collection consists of over 6,000 maps depicting North Carolina or some portion thereof. These maps have been brought together from various sources to create a reference collection consisting of manuscript and published maps, as well as photographic and facsimile copies of maps ...
NC Archives: Collections
Posted: (7 days ago) Descriptions of types of materials the State Archives collects, including government records, academic records, audiovisual materials, Bible records, maps, military collections, newspapers, organization records, and private collections.
NC State Historic Preservation Office | NCHPO
Posted: (3 days ago) The North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office (NCHPO) assists private citizens, private institutions, local governments, and agencies of state and federal government in the identification, evaluation, protection, and enhancement of properties significant in North Carolina history and archaeology. The agency carries out state and federal preservation programs and is a section within the ...
The Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918 | NC DNCR
Posted: (6 days ago) On September 19, 1918, the contagion known as the “Spanish Flu” appeared in the port city of Wilmington. Within a week the hard-struck city reported some 400 cases of the illness. It was a sign of the devastation yet to be wrought by the pandemic. At the height of the flu outbreak during the winter of 1918-1919 at least 20% of North Carolinians were infected by the disease.
Office of Archives and History | NC DNCR
Posted: (12 days ago) Affiliated Organizations N.C. Literary and Historical Association. The N.C. Literary and Historical Association works in tandem with the Office of Archives and History to foster interest in the state's literature and history and encourage productive literary activity within the state among many other goals.
Juvenile Offenders Remanded to Concord, 1909 | NC DNCR
Posted: (4 days ago) Boys in class at the Stonewall Jackson Training School, circa 1900-1920. Image from the N.C. Museum of History. On January 12, 1909, Stonewall Jackson Training School, a state correctional facility for juvenile male offenders, opened near Concord. The effort to establish the facility was led by James P. Cook, editor of a Concord newspaper. Cook witnessed the prosecution of a 13-year-old boy ...
North Carolina Digital Collections
Posted: (7 days ago) This collection contains both the 1885 and 1901 Confederate pension applications from the holdings of the State Archives of North Carolina. Application forms for Confederate pensions, sometimes includes correspondence or additional affidavits regarding a soldier's or widow's claim.
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped | State ...
Posted: (3 days ago) North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NCLBPH) is a special public library that circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability. The library is located in Raleigh, but mails materials throughout the state. The NCLBPH is a state agency operated by the State Library of North ...