This Day in North Carolina History is a project of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources with contributions from the Office of Archives and History and the State Library of North Carolina. Check back daily or listen to affiliate stations of the North Carolina News Network for historical updates on North Carolina people and places from the mountains to the coast.

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Office of State Archaeology
State Archives of North Carolina
State Historic Preservation Office

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