N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Press releases
Aug 18, 2015
New statewide data on North Carolina tourism spending in 2014 show that the top 10 counties all have at least one venue or program site managed by the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources.
Jul 22, 2015
July 4th marked the beginning of a two-year statewide initiative observing North's Carolina role in our nation's independence. Nine state historic sites and the State Archives are sharing programming to celebrate this colonial history.
Dec 19, 2014
Special interactive webcasts filmed at state historic sites and state history museums provide information on North Carolina's history, culture and heritage appropriate for students in grades 4 through 12.
Nov 06, 2014
Several state museums and historic sites are holding special military-related programs and offering discounts to military veterans in celebration of Veterans Day.
Oct 31, 2014
North Carolina state archaeological crews have recovered a 23rd cannon from the shipwreck of the pirate Blackbeard's flagship, the Queen Anne's Revenge. It will be featured in the QAR Conservation Lab's public open house Nov. 15.
Oct 20, 2014
Six recipients next month will be honored with the 2014 North Carolina Award, which recognizes significant contributions to the state and nation in the fields of public service, fine arts, literature and science.
Oct 07, 2014
Oct. 14 is the final date for electronic submission of a nomination for North Carolina's next poet laureate.
Oct 06, 2014
The State Library and the State Archives of North Carolina are holding their third annual history fair, offering presentations on specific resources (such as ferry records) that can provide information for family researchers and genealogists.
Sep 23, 2014
Bennett Place State Historic Site has a Sept. 30 deadline for raising enough money to buy an adjoining piece of wooded land near the Durham farm site, which was the location of the Civil War's largest troop surrender.
Sep 17, 2014
Oct. 14 is the deadline for submitting North Carolina poet laureate nominations to the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. The duties include public activities with schools, community groups and the press, and contact with writers and readers.