N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Press releases
Jul 18, 2014
Special events Saturday, Aug. 2, mark the exhibition in Winnabow of artifacts from the wreckage of Blackbeard's flagship, the Queen Anne's Revenge. The restored items include nautical tools, weapons and personal items of the pirate crew.
Jun 19, 2014
The North Carolina State Archives' YouTube channel now offers a series of online tutorials on how to preserve your family documents and photographs and how to protect them from weather damage and normal deterioration.
May 21, 2014
In June, North Carolina's copy of the 13th Amendment leaves the State Archives vault and travels to six state historic sites for public display -- the first time this historically significant document has traveled outside Raleigh.
Mar 12, 2014
Special tours are now available for the public to see the work being done in a laboratory conserving artifacts recovered from a 300-year-old pirate shipwreck off the North Carolina coast.
Feb 10, 2014
Recovered artifacts from the "Queen Anne's Revenge" pirate ship,which ran aground off the N.C. coast in 1718, are part of a statewide traveling exhibit that makes its next stop at the historic gold mine near Midland in Cabarrus County.
Dec 31, 2013
The latest volume of historical papers covers the final year and a half of Zebulon B. Vance's governorship, including the end of the Civil War.
Dec 23, 2013
Historic Tryon Palace plans special programs Jan. 3-Feb. 15 when it hosts the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources' traveling exhibit about Blackbeard's ship, the "Queen Anne's Revenge," that was wrecked off the N.C. coast 300 years ago.
Dec 12, 2013
Special gifts that are "unqiuely North Carolina" can be found in the gift shops of state art museums, history museums and historic sites, as well as from the N.C. Symphony and the N.C. Historical Publications office.
Dec 11, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Teens in North Carolina, and across America, are asked to showcase their interpretations on the 2014 Summer Reading teen slogan Spark a Reaction during the 2014 Teen Video Challenge.
Dec 09, 2013
The lighting ceremony for the state Christmas tree on the State Capitol grounds adds a new element this year -- a four-day charitable drive to collect food, toys and other supplies for adoptable animals in rural shelters.