Topics Related to Historic Preservation

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.

 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.

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.

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

This event has been postponed due to the threat of severe weather


The North Carolina Office of State Archaeology (OSA) soon will hold a town hall meeting in Columbia, N.C. to gather local information about the area’s historic sites, cemeteries, community ties and local history. The meeting will be held Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 6-8 p.m.

The sounds of one of the final Civil War battles will echo again on the anniversary of the clash that occurred in North Carolina.

Discover the history of early clay and mica mining in Western North Carolina, including a surprise ending, during a free program hosted by the Western Office of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

The North Carolina American Indian Heritage Commission is pleased to announce that the North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program recently approved highway historical markers for nine American Indian sites in North Carolina.

Celebrate summer with Somerset Place at the 12th Annual “Days Gone By” living history event.

Join us on Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., for a day filled with history, music, storytelling, and exploration.