Museum of History: Author David McCullough Is Coming to Raleigh

AN EVENING WITH DAVID MCCULLOUGH RALEIGH, NC March 25, 2015 – Widely acclaimed as a “master of the art of narrative history,” author David McCullough has received both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award (two times each), as well as the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The distinguished writer […]

Back to the Past, with a 21st-Century Twist: Cooking with Andy Montero

ELIZABETH CITY, NC March 18, 2015 – Join the Museum of the Albemarle for the lecture series, “Back to the Past, with a 21st – Century Twist”. Andy Montero, of Montero’s Restaurant, brings his passion for “Meet. Eat. Celebrate.” to the museum with his interpretation of foods with a twenty-first […]

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum to host Underwater Heritage Symposium: A Salute to Pioneers of Diving

HATTERAS, NC March 18, 2015 – The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum will be hosting the 2015 Underwater Heritage Symposium that will showcase significant members of the diving community. The symposium will take place on April 10 & 11, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the two-day symposium, The […]

Tar Heel Sports Legends: A Panel and Workshop for Youth

NORTH CAROLINA SPORTS LEGENDS RALEIGH, NC Feb. 20, 2015 – What does it take to become a professional athlete or an Olympic medalist? Four outstanding athletes from North Carolina will share their stories and highlight their sports careers, past and present, during Tar Heel Sports Legends: A Panel and Workshop for […]

The Path to Emancipation Highlighted in Exhibit at Fort Fisher Through Feb. 12

KURE BEACH, NC Jan. 29, 2015 – In observance of the 1863 signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 1865 passage of the 13th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution, a traveling exhibit of informational panels outlining the struggle of enslaved people in North Carolina and the nation will come […]

Expanded Queen Anne’s Revenge Exhibit Opens at the North Carolina Maritime Museum

BEAUFORT, NC Jan. 22, 2015 – Blackbeard returns to the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort as a newly expanded exhibit opens to the public on Saturday, January 24. The exhibit includes new artifacts from Blackbeard’s ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge and a new Conservation Laboratory. Staff members from the Queen […]

National Register Adds 12 North Carolina Historic Places

RALEIGH, NC August 21, 2014 – The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources is pleased to announce that 12 individual properties and districts across the state have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The properties below were reviewed by the North Carolina National Register Advisory Committee and […]

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Underwater Symposium – September 5 & 6

HATTERAS, NC August 15, 2014 – The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum is hosting an Underwater Heritage Symposium bringing together state, local and regional professionals in the diving and underwater archaeology fields. The symposium takes place at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras on September 5 & 6, 2014 […]

Summer Fun: School Days at the Museum of the Albemarle

August 13, 2014 10:00 am to 2:00 pm   ELIZABETH CITY, NC August 11, 2014 – Get ready to go back to school by taking a trip to a schoolroom of the past.   In conjunction with the Museum of the Albemarle’s “Under Both Flags: Civil War in the Albemarle” and […]

The Edenton Ladies: Women, Tea, and Politics in Revolutionary North Carolina

Cynthia Kierner, Ph.D.   ELIZABETH CITY, NC August 11, 2014 – Join the Museum of the Albemarle for a lecture and book signing for the upcoming exhibit “Steeped in Time”on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 10 a.m. Cynthia S. Kierner, Ph.D., History Professor and Ph.D. Program Director at George Mason […]