More than 900,000 guests visited Fort Fisher at Kure Beach last year, making it North Carolina’s most visited historic venue.
Our School Programs at Roanoke Island Festival Park offer several Curriculum Based Tours, partially fulfilling curriculum standards and compliment units focusing on early North Carolina colonization, cultural influences and economy.
Our school programs at Roanoke Island Festival Park offer several curriculum based tours focusing on early North Carolina colonization, cultural influences and economy.
In 1718 the nation’s most notorious pirate, Blackbeard, established his base of operations in Bath, North Carolina. Later that same year he was killed in a battle against the British Royal Navy in Ocracoke inlet. The rein of terror from the king of all pirates came to an end.
The Charlotte Museum of History is excited to champion historic preservation right here in Charlotte! Check out all the exciting events coming up this month and be a part of sharing the Queen City's history!
Author and political historian Garland S. Tucker III of Raleigh will discuss his book Conservative Heroes: Fourteen Leaders Who Shaped America, From Jefferson to Reagan.
An abandoned building at 316 East Franklin Street that was originally built as a grocery store is being transformed into the new Monroe Science Center.
Construction is underway in Statesville to rebuild Fort Dobbs, a critical historic fort in the French and Indian War to guard a new settlement on North Carolina’s frontier.
Crystal Coast Lady Cruises, the largest cruising vessels in Beaufort, Harkers Island, and New Bern, offering enclosed and open air seating, kids steering station, giant bow viewing area, on board restrooms, as well as a full galley/snack bar. It can accommodate up to 149 passengers, and sails from Beaufort.
One of North Carolina’s most treasured Civil War relics is the CSS Neuse, one of 26 ironclad ships in the Confederate Navy. The remains of the historic vessel have been moved to a new permanent home at 100 North Queen Street in downtown Kinston.
Displayed in the grand rooms of Biltmore House, Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie will feature more than 45 costumes from the iconic film, representing the extensive wardrobes required by transatlantic travelers like George and Edith Vanderbilt in the early1900s. This is the first large-scale exhibition of fashions from Titanic, which won a record 11 Oscars including Best Picture and Best Costume Design.
The history of Gaston County dates back to the 1750s when German and Scotch-Irish settlers chose the area to put down their roots. When the County was created in 1846 Dallas became the first town and site of the County’s first Courthouse.