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Ocracoke Preservation Society Museum
The history and artifacts of Ocracoke Island and its people can be found in this historic home on the grounds of the National Park Service.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Stanly County Historic Preservation Commission Museum
Stanly County created this museum to preserve the heritage resources of the area for generations to come. The exhibits cover the history of Stanly County from ancient times to the present.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Food preservation display
Food preservation display
This is a black and white photograph of a food preservation display, possibly at State Fair or Farm and Home Week. An older woman in a plaid dress is looking at jar of canned fruit or vegetables. Behind her is a wall of shelves full of canned jars of food....
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Food Preservation Demonstration
Food Preservation Demonstration
Posing behind a table of canned fruits and vegetables, a 4-H club girl is ready to perform a food preservation demonstration. This black and white photograph was taken outside near some buildings. The young girl is wearing a plain, white short-sleeved dress...
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Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
This museum is dedicated to the preservation of maritime history and shipwrecks of North Carolina's Outer Banks.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
4-H club girl and leader examining jars
4-H club girl and leader examining jars
This black and white photographs shows a 4-H club girl and her leader examining jars used for canning as part of a 4-H food preservation program. They are standing in a room in front of a fireplace. A hurricane lamp and clock can be seen on the mantle. The...
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Raleigh: A Capital City
An itinerary for a tour of the capital of the Old North State. The site provides information and photographs for Raleigh's historic districts, architecture, parks and recreational areas, and more.
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Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts
A spectacular example of antebellum architecture, this home was commandeered by Federal troops after the fall of Fort Fisher during the Civil War. The Bellamy Mansion is now a museum that focuses on history and the design arts and offers tours.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
The rag man
The rag man
The "rag man" in a Jonkonnu reenactment at Bellamy Mansion in Wilmington, North Carolina. The rag man is an important part of Jonkonnu. He symbolizes the ancestors. Each fluttering rag is an ancestor he commemorates as he dances and sends the colorful strips...
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Currituck Beach Lighthouse
Climb to the top of the last remaining brick lighthouse on the Outer Banks and learn the history of this historic structure.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts in Wilmington, NC
Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts in Wilmington, NC
This is the Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts in Wilmington, North Carolina. This mansion is a premier architectural and historical treasure in North Carolina, a spectacular example of antebellum architecture. The Bellamy Mansion offers tours,...
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Canning for country and community
In this lesson plan, students will use primary source documents to evaluate the technological challenges of food preservation in the 30s and 40s, compare food preservation in the first half of the twentieth century with today, and consider the political role of food in the community.
Format: lesson plan (grade 9–12 English Language Arts and Social Studies)
By Melissa Thibault.
Carolinas Aviation Museum
Learn about the history of modern aviation in North and South Carolina at this museum which is dedicated to the preservation of aviation heritage.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
North Carolina Museum of Forestry
There is a rich history of forestry in North Carolina. Visit the NC Museum of Forestry and connect with our forest natural history and its cultural heritage.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History
This regional museum strives to collect, preserve, and interpret the natural, historic and artistic heritage of this "back country region at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains."
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Blandwood Mansion
Built in 1846, Blandwood gives visitors a look into the past and is a wonderful example of the Tuscan architecture which was so popular in the mid nineteenth century.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough
Take students on a guided walking tour through Hillsborough's historic district and go inside the Norwood Law Office, the Orange County Historical Museum, the Burwell School Historic Site, and the Hughes Academy. Along the way they will also see the Old Orange County Courthouse, historic churches, cemeteries, colonial and antebellum homes, and much more.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Historic Rosedale Plantation
Located a few miles from the center of downtown Charlotte, the Rosedale Plantation is a good representation of plantation life in Piedmont North Carolina.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Freeman-Marks House and Isaiah W. Snuggs House
Both listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the I.W. Snuggs House and the Freeman-Marks House are important reminders of the heritage and culture of Stanly County.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Rural Life Museum at the Liston B. Ramsey Center for Regional Studies, Mars Hill College
Through its exhibits and programs, the Rural Life Museum helps students to learn about their rich rural heritage.
Format: article/field trip opportunity