Resources

Biltmore Estate
The family home of the Vanderbilt's, this private home is one of the largest in the United States.

Bunker Hill Covered Bridge
One of the last covered bridge in America open to the public.

Cedarock Historical Farm
Visit this living farm still using 19th century tools and techniques.

Center for the Study of the American South
The Center for the Study of the American South is dedicated to teaching about the region and to a tradition of service spanning two centuries.

Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station
One of the first lifesaving stations in America.

CSS Neuse
Visit the remains of this Confederate ironclad in Kinston.

Documenting the American South
This collection of sources on Southern history, literature and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century is located at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Duke Homestead and Tobacco Museum
The family home and farm of the Duke family.

Eno River
This beautiful, historic river runs through urban settings in North Carolina's Piedmont.

Grandfather Mountain
Visit one of the largest private natural preserves in the country.

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
The most visited national park in the country spans the border between Tennessee and North Carolina.

The Great Dismal Swamp
For thousands of years the Great Dismal Swamp has fascinated men with its dark, damp interior located between Virginia and North Carolina.

Kill Devil Hills
The Wright brothers made their famous first flight at these hills outside of Kitty Hawk.

The Lost Colony
This play, started in 1937, recounts the story of the first British colonists in America.


Merlefest
Come together for a celebration of music and crafts in the memory of Merle Watson.

Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Learn more about the Cherokee at this museum in Cherokee, North Carolina.

North Carolina Aquariums
Visit one of North Carolina's three aquariums.

North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
The Department of Cultural Resources has lots of information about all the various goings on in North Carolina.

North Carolina Folklore Society
Founded in 1913, the North Carolina Folklore Society promotes the study and appreciation of North Carolina's diverse folklife.

North Carolina Museum of Art
Featuring North Carolina crafts and art, the North Carolina Museum of Art is a top destination for everyone interested in our culture.

North Carolina Museum of History
Learn more about North Carolina's unique history at the North Carolina Museum of History.

"Old Baldy"
Located on Bald Head Island, "Old Baldy" is one of the oldest lighthouses in North Carolina.

Preservation North Carolina
Preservation North Carolina preserves and protects sites, landscapes and buildings important to the heritage of North Carolina.

Reed Gold Mine
One of the richest gold mines in the South, the Reed gold mine recently reopened for tourists.

Seagrove Potteries
Travel to Seagrove, North Carolina and visit one of the densest concentrations of potters in America.

Lee Smith
Visit the Web site of one of the most famous Southern novelists.

Shirley Caesar
Visit Shirley Caesar's Web site and get more information about the first lady of gospel.

Southern Folklife Collection
Learn more about the various art, crafts and folklife activities taking place in North Carolina.

Spivey's Corner
Spivey, North Carolina, home to the annual National Hollerin' Festival, a North Carolina tradition.

Supreme Court of North Carolina
The highest court of North Carolina, you can read their decisions and learn more about Chief Justice Henry Frye.