Friday, September 8, 2023

State Archives to host a virtual program on records relating to the Year of the Trail

Sep 8, 2023

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

Staff will showcase records in the Archives relating to the 2023 Year of the Trail initiative. A roundtable discussion with the State Archives’ podcast team will explore the origins and evolution of the Great Trails State, tourism, and programs to promote health and environment through documents and imagery. Follow the paper trail through the Archives on a journey of historical discovery!

This “Lunch & Learn” event will take place Tuesday, Sept. 19 from noon to 1 p.m., with State Archives staff.

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About the State Archives The State Archives serves as the custodian of North Carolina's historical records, preserving and providing public access to a wealth of archival materials. Through its diverse collections, educational programs, and exhibitions, the State Archives plays a crucial role in promoting an understanding and appreciation of North Carolina's rich historical legacy.

About the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) manages, promotes, and enhances the things that people love about North Carolina – its diverse arts and culture, rich history, and spectacular natural areas. Through its programs, the department enhances education, stimulates economic development, improves public health, expands accessibility, and strengthens community resiliency.

The department manages over 100 locations across the state, including 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, five science museums, four aquariums, 35 state parks, four recreation areas, dozens of state trails and natural areas, the North Carolina Zoo, the North Carolina Symphony, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, the African American Heritage Commission, the American Indian Heritage Commission, the State Historic Preservation Office, the Office of State Archaeology, the Highway Historical Markers program, the N.C. Land and Water Fund, and the Natural Heritage Program. For more information, please visit

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