N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Press releases
Sep 25, 2013
North Carolina State Historic Sites are great backdrops and settings for location filming for movies and TV shows including "Homeland,' "Sleepy Hollow," "Revolution," "Safe Haven" and "Nights in Rodanthe."
Sep 24, 2013
Until Oct. 9, all North Carolina cultural and heritage institutions that house and maintain active archive and record collections accessible to the public may apply for consultation services from the Traveling Archivist Program.
Sep 19, 2013
"Lay My Burden Down: Freedom and Legacies of the Civil War" is the second of three conferences during North Carolina’s 150th Civil War anniversary observance.
Sep 17, 2013
See cannonballs, a wine bottle, spikes, nautical tools and personal items retrieved from the "Queen Anne's Revenge" shipwreck off the N.C. coast. Special activities include "Pirate Family Fun Day” and a visit by the Elizabeth II ship from Manteo.
Sep 16, 2013
A live awards presentation of the National Heritage Fellowship concert Friday, Sept. 27, will include a musical performance by North Carolina native Sheila Kay Adams, a 2013 National Heritage Fellow. She is a balladeer, banjo player and storyteller.
Sep 10, 2013
The Victorian-style mansion in downtown Raleigh has been home to 29 North Carolina governors and their families since 1891. The property has nearly five acres of flower and vegetable gardens that feature a collection of decorative artworks.
Aug 06, 2013
Legislative funding for 2013-14 has prevented the possible closing of the House in the Horseshoe, Aycock Birthplace, Vance Birthplace, President James K. Polk State Historic Site and the Mountain Gateway Museum.
Jul 26, 2013
The "Freedom for All" exhibit explains how securing freedom was more of a process than a single act or proclamation, and its explores North Carolina's role in that process.
Jul 25, 2013
This free program lets visitors learn about the variety of research materials available in the State Library and see how North Carolina’s elected officials led the state from their offices at the Capitol throughout the Civil War.
Jul 11, 2013
This traveling exhibit will be at the N.C. Transportation Museum in Spencer July 19 to Aug. 31, after leaving Asheville. Artifacts displayed from the "Queen Anne's Revenge" shipwreck near Beaufort include cannonballs and dinner plates.