N.C.s 1868 Constitution on Display for a Limited Time in Raleigh

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Take advantage of a rare opportunity to view the historic North Carolina 1868 Constitution, now on display at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh through April 29.

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?

South Mountains State Park is North Carolina’s 2017 State Park of the Year

Thursday, February 1, 2018

South Mountains State Park in Burke county has been named North Carolina’s State Park of the Year by the Division of Parks and Recreation.

Black Gold, Slavery and Reed Gold Mine – Black History Month Tours

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The origins and impact of slavery in Cabarrus County, and the benefits of slave labor to Reed Gold Mine will be examined during Black History Month.

Comment Online Regarding Proposal to Relocate Confederate Monuments from State Capitol Grounds

Monday, January 29, 2018

Members of the public may use a new online portal to comment on a proposal to relocate three Confederate monuments from the State Capitol grounds in Raleigh to the Bentonville Battlefield State His

Mary B. Regan Community Artist Residency Award Deadline Set for March 15

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Artists in North Carolina have until Thursday, March 15 to apply for the Mary B.

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.

Black History Month Programs from the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

Thursday, January 18, 2018

African American history in North Carolina involves the pursuit of freedom, equality and excellence. The following programs from venues of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources celebrate the lives and contributions of African Americans to the state.

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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