Topics Related to North Carolina Historic Sites

Come visit Duke Homestead and learn about the creatures typically found on a farm in the late-19th century!

The sound of cannonfire during the Battle of Bentonville, it was said, boomed with a distinct echo.

“The din of battle roared like one continuous peel of heavy thunder,” wrote one eyewitness.

As part of its 100th year anniversary, The Duke Endowment has approved a $2.5 million grant to the Duke Homestead State Historic Site in Durham, the largest private monetary gift ever given to a state historic site from a single donor.

Dr. Jay Martin has been appointed as the new executive director of the Battleship North Carolina effective May 31, the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources announced today. Martin takes over the role from Captain Terry Bragg, who will retire June 1.

 Alamance Battleground State Historic Site will host a reenactment of the 1771 Battle of Alamance, Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Following a triumphant first year, the Moonshine and Motorsports Trail in North Carolina is expanding.

A new traveling exhibit, “Making Our Voices Heard: North Carolinians Fighting for Civil Rights,” will debut May 7 at Alamance Battleground State Historic Site.