Press Releases

A North Carolina Highway Historical Marker soon will be placed recognizing the efforts made at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill to train officers, pilots, and cadets during World War II.

Take A Child Outside Week, an international initiative spearheaded by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, kicks off Sunday, Sept. 24 and runs through Saturday, Sept. 30. 

A North Carolina Highway Historical Marker soon will recognize the first woman chief justice of the N.C. Supreme Court.

The marker commemorating the life of Susie Marshall Sharp will be placed in Reidsville, N.C., near the site of her residence Friday, Sept. 29.

Join the Museum of the Albemarle on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. for a Celebration of Regional Tribes. Guests will have the opportunity to interact with members of regional tribes, who will share their cultural traditions and ties to the land.

Join the Museum of the Albemarle on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023 at 4 p.m. for a Gingerbread Workshop.

Music is deeply ingrained into North Carolina’s identity just as much as the peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the rolling fields of the Piedmont or the waves crashing along the coastline.

The contributions made by North Carolina women mathematicians to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will be commemorated with a North Carolina Highway Historical Marker.

Leading women scientists in the Cape Fear region will highlight the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher (NCAFF) 2023 Femme in STEM Saturday, Sept. 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A state park in the migratory path of the monarch butterfly will host a festival to raise awareness about the declining population of this colorful creature.

Open your brown bag picnic and join the State Archives of North Carolina for a virtual program, "Lunch & Learn on the Trails."