Early 20th century photographs of the Waccamaw Lumber Co.’s operations in Columbus and Brunswick counties also depict an almost Wild West-like society of loggers and lumbermen.
culture and history
Historical analysis: Morehead City, incorporated in 1857 and planned around a proposed railroad line connecting the coast to the Piedmont, could see its transportation importance and infrastructure grow significantly in the years ahead.
The two-day seminar set for Tuesday and Wednesday will focus on environmental changes since the 2018 hurricane and consider ways to prepare for the next.
Bridges, who owned and operated Endurance Seafood Co. off Colington Road since 1976, was the second person confirmed to have died from Vibrio in Dare County since July.
The five national parks on North Carolina’s coast saw a total direct visitor spending in 2022 of nearly $724, yielding an economic output of around $964 million.
Historian David Cecelski shares an excerpt about a brief strike in April 1935 at a convict labor camp in Perquimans County from Dr. Susan Thomas’ dissertation that examines the history of the largely African American chain gangs that built public roads in the early 20th century.
The town hall meeting rescheduled for 6-8 p.m. Sept. 14 in Swansboro will begin with an hourlong open house followed by a presentation on the Office of State Archaeology project to survey Hammocks Beach State Park.
Part of the Victoria Smalls Gullah Geechee Art Collection “Da Wada Brought Us and Kept Us,” will be on display through Aug. 30 at the Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site
A rising junior at UNC Chapel Hill, Tara Hinton has spent her summer listening to oral histories and researching how Down East Carteret County residents are responding to changes in the environment.
Enjoy free admission, ranger-led programs and an outdoor movie on National Aviation Day, Aug. 19 at Wright Brothers National Memorial.
Historian David Cecelski discovers a chapter in eastern NC’s history about the migrant farm workers that harvested crops in the 1930s and ’40s while exploring Farm Security Administration photographs at the Library of Congress.
The 16.86-acre property known as Point Comfort that features 85- to 90-foot bluffs overlooking the Chowan River in Bertie County will be managed as a nature preserve.
After adventurous New York journalist John Randolph Spears undertook to visit Cape Hatteras in spring 1890, he wrote of miles and miles of deadly sand waves that threatened to swallow islanders and their homes.
A public science project at Cape Lookout National Seashore is part of a bigger communication effort to have a conversation about what ghost forests represent.
The seven exhibits along the Freedom Trail will interpret various aspects of the Black experience on Roanoke Island.
Historian David Cecelski examines the story behind a July 1909 image of men loading watermelons onto a freight boat from the Bogue Sound shore.