History

Airborne & Special Operations Museum

Airborne & Special Operations Museum

The Airborne & Special Operations Museum (ASOM) is part of the United States Army Museum System. Located near Fort Bragg, Fayetteville, North Carolina, it opened to the public on August 16, 2000, the 60th anniversary of the first U.S. Army parachute jump in 1940 at Fort Benning, Ga. The museum's emphasis is on United States military history especially U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Forces.

Battleship USS North Carolina

Battleship USS North Carolina

USS North Carolina (BB-55) was the lead ship of North Carolina-class battleships and the fourth warship in the U.S. Navy to be named in honor of the State of North Carolina.

Bethania

North Carolina’s first planned Moravian community, Bethania offers a living and working town that is also devoted to preserving its history of 253 years. Historic Bethania offers a chance to explore the restored 1790s Wolff-Moser House, 1894 Alpha Chapel and enjoy a walk on the 1.5 mile Black Walnut Trail. Check website for more information.

Biltmore Estate and Garden

Biltmore Estate and Garden

Biltmore Estate is a large private estate and tourist attraction in Asheville, North Carolina. Biltmore House, the main house on the estate, is a Chateauesque-styled mansion built by George Washington Vanderbilt II.

Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens

The Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens is an antebellum plantation located in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Bradford Denton House

Bradford Denton House

The newest restoration project in Halifax County, it is a modest, simply constructed 1760’s historic home named after Colonel John Bradford...

Camp Flintlock

Camp Flintlock

Travel back in time to Camp Flintlock. Exciting and affordable a field trip here could include a tent encampment with cooking demo, colonial store and dress up, Indian necklace making, Live fife & drum music, pop quiz with prizes, colonial games and much more.

Carl Sandburg Home

Carl Sandburg Home

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, located at 1928 Little River Road near Hendersonville in the village of Flat Rock, North Carolina, preserves Connemara Farms, the home of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and writer Carl Sandburg.

Carolina Renaissance Festival

Carolina Renaissance Festival

The Carolina Renaissance Festival is a Renaissance Fair held annually. Travel back to the fictional storybook Village of Fairhaven where Renaissance history comes to life! Students are immersed amongst hundreds of costumed villagers performing...

Charles Towne Landing

Located off of the Ashley River, where a group of English settlers landed in 1670 and established what would become the birthplace of the Carolina colony.

Cherokee Cultural Attractions

Beautiful Cherokee, North Carolina, gateway to both the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway. We invite you to enjoy the many fun and relaxing things to do...

City of Raleigh Museum

The City of Raleigh Museum is a local history museum associated with Raleigh, North Carolina. The museum is located in the historic Briggs Hardware Building on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh

CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center

CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center

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.

Culture & Heritage Museums

Museum of York County, Historic Brattonsville Main Street Children's Museum

Discover the Historic Jarvisburg Colored School In Currituck County During Black History Month

Discover the Historic Jarvisburg Colored School In Currituck County During Black History Month

An impressive depiction of North Carolina’s African American educational system can be found at the Historic Jarvisburg Colored School in Currituck County. The Jarvisburg School is an ideal field trip destination for African American History Month.

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NASCAR Hall of Fame

NASCAR Hall of Fame

Hamlet Depot Museum

Hamlet Depot Museum

CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center

CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center

Wells Fargo History Museum

Wells Fargo History Museum

Person County Museum of History

Person County Museum of History

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