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Celebrate Juneteenth with the State Archives and learn about a formerly enslaved North Carolina man who negotiated his way to freedom.

 Alamance Battleground State Historic Site will host a reenactment of the 1771 Battle of Alamance, Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Civil War surrender at the Bennett farmhouse sealed the fate of slavery in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida.

North Carolina will launch its commemoration of America’s 250th birthday with the captivating "Halifax Resolves Days: Prelude to Revolution" event in Halifax, N.C., April 12-14.

A new exhibit has been installed in the visitor center at Fort Dobbs State Historic Site.

The CSS Neuse Museum is pleased to announce an upcoming free admission day scheduled for Saturday, March 2, 2024. The event is expected to start at 10 a.m. and will continue until 3 p.m.

The historic contributions made by women will be celebrated at venues of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources throughout March.

The North Carolina State Capitol has launched a new website, “From Naming to Knowing: Uncovering Slavery at the North Carolina State Capitol.” This website names over 130 enslaved workers who built, maintained, and worked in the Capitol building in the 1800s.

A program on Feb. 24 at Fort Dobbs State Historic Site will offer a glimpse of the harrowing days of the Anglo-Cherokee War.