Press Releases

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

 In celebration of Constitution Week 2023, the State Archives will partner with the Asbury Station and Samuel Johnston Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution for a “One-Day Wonder” exhibit of original documents.

The Museum of the Albemarle will host our monthly History for Lunch on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023, at noon in the Gaither Auditorium.

A North Carolina state historic site, one of only a few known surviving houses from the American Revolution that still bear the scars of the war, was recently selected to receive federal preservation grant funding.

A North Carolina state historic site, an incubator of civil rights leaders – not only in North Carolina but throughout the world – recently was selected to receive federal preservation grant funding.

It’s time to get buggy with the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences as they host BugFest, the largest one-day bug-centric event in the country. Satisfy all your web weaving, wing flapping, dungball rolling, creepy crawling and (of course) bug munching pursuits in one day: Saturday, Sept.

A Town Hall meeting in Swansboro, originally set for Aug. 31 by the North Carolina Office of State Archaeology (OSA), has been rescheduled for Sept. 14. The meeting will be held Thursday, Sept. 14, from 6-8 p.m. at the Swansboro Area Heritage Center, 502 W Church St, Swansboro, N.C.

A notorious 1830 state Supreme Court decision often cited by abolitionists in the 1850s soon will be commemorated with a North Carolina Highway Historical Marker.

There’s a Whole Lotta Otta at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher (NCAFF) thanks to prolific parents Leia and Quincy, a pair of Asian small-clawed otters. They welcomed two litters of three pups in less than a year.

Hikers soon will be able to enjoy a new stretch of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail in Johnston County.