Topics Related to North Carolina Historic Sites

Visit the State Capitol Saturday, Dec. 2, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. to make a rustic outdoor decoration to feed the birds and squirrels on Capitol Square. While the historic Capitol is closed for repairs, we’re bringing holiday cheer outside instead.

 Celebrate the holiday season at the Governor’s Western Residence Holiday Open House, Dec. 9-10, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. each day. The residence is located at 45 Patton Mountain Rd, Asheville.

Join Duke Homestead State Historic Site for one last day of baseball this season at the Durham Athletic Park. Two vintage baseball games will be played Nov. 11, beginning at 1 p.m.

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site will honor North Carolina’s military history with a “Military Timeline,” Saturday, Nov. 11. Visitors will learn about the experiences of soldiers and support personnel from the past 450 years.

You're invited to join us at Christmas by Candlelight - Experience an 1870s North Carolina Christmas with Duke Homestead!

You're invited to join us at Christmas by Candlelight - Experience an 1870s North Carolina Christmas with Duke Homestead!

 The life and times of Gov. Richard Caswell will be celebrated Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Gov. Richard Caswell Memorial in Kinston, N.C.

Take a wagon ride around the historic Harper farm at Bentonville Battlefield’s annual fall festival on Oct. 28.

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site will begin hosting an artisan farmer’s market on the first and third Tuesday of each month beginning Oct. 17. Local farmers, crafters and artists, all with unique and delicious goods, will offer them for sale.

A public memorial service to honor the life of former Somerset Place Site Manager Dorothy Spruill Redford will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct.