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The men who built our state’s most iconic building, although they were enslaved, left a legacy for all North Carolinians.

Clay County has been chosen as the subject of a comprehensive survey of historic buildings and landscapes. The architectural survey will intensively document historic buildings and landscapes from the 19th century through the 1970s, including those in Hayesville and rural areas.

Recently released prison records may offer clues for a project that will memorialize incarcerated laborers who died building the Mountain Division of the Western N.C. Railroad from Old Fort to Ridgecrest.




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The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is pleased to announce that two districts and 15 individual properties across the state have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

A project to restore faded historical murals and create new exterior artworks will receive an award from the Federation of North Carolina Historical Societies.

An upcoming virtual Lunch & Learn program hosted by the State Archives will commemorate Pearl Harbor Day with “Remembering War in the Pacific: An Internment Camp Experience.”

 The death of an African American soldier in Durham, N.C., soon will be commemorated with an N.C. Highway Historical Marker.

An early Civil Rights organization established by formerly enslaved men and women to overcome the enduring legacy of slavery following the Civil War soon will be recognized with a North Carolina Highway Historical Marker.

A highly decorated war veteran from North Carolina soon will be recognized with a North Carolina Highway Historical Marker.