North Carolina’s Historic Sites
Family Farmhouse Demolished
This North Carolina farmhouse stood for more than 120 years before it was dismantled. Read its story here…
Why is that Old Building Lifted Off the Ground?
If you’ve ever seen an old house on a lifted foundation and wondered why it was built that way, here is your answer!
The Funeral of Coyd Woody
This 1907 funeral photo provides a fascinating glimpse into a somber scene. But the details that emerge in the photograph are fascinating!
The Lawrence School at Corinth
This tattered old school building is being reclaimed by nature, but some of its finer details still remain if you look closely. Built in 1885, the school is one of the only landmarks that remains from the community that it once served.
Thomas Day: Master Craftsman and Free Man of Color
No craftsman of their day left a more indelible mark on North Carolina than Thomas Day, whose personal story is as fascinating as his skill as a woodworker.
Family House Was The Site Of A Tragedy In 1935
Built around 1850, this home has many stories hidden within its walls and one particularly tragic story that came to define it.
Iconic Symbol Of Rural Americana Still Stands
This old country store was much like so many others shops of its day that residents relied on for supplies and connection to their community.
But this one was propelled to national fame in 1939 when a famous photographer from California passed through this quiet crossroads in rural North Carolina.
Daffodil Ghost Gardens of the South
If you’ve ever wondered about daffodils that appear every Spring, they hold an interesting story and fascinating clues to the past.
Antebellum Home in Danger of Demolition
This massive home started as a modest log cabin and was the first permanent structure in the village. Today, it sits empty and in danger of being demolished.
For Sale | Historic House and Tavern in North Carolina
This historic home and tavern in North Carolina dates to 1804 and undoubtedly holds some fascinating tales. And although its been empty for years, it might have another chance if a willing preservationist steps up!
Antebellum Cottage in North Carolina To Be Rehabilitated
Built in 1850, this antebellum cottage is for sale in a small North Carolina town with a fascinating story.
Masonic Lodge Serves Community for 170 Years
A Masonic Lodge was founded here in 1852 and still meets to this day.
North Carolina Church founded in 1839 along the Great Wagon Road
Early settlers to North Carolina established this Lutheran Church in 1839 in Davie County along the Great Wagon Road
Historic Farmhouse in the Blue Ridge Mountains
This farmhouse from 1889 holds the stories of a family that helped build its surrounding community. Today it sits empty and is for sale.
Early Methodist Church Served Community for 100 Years
A congregation started meeting here in the 1840s and by the 1920s, had built this church which stands empty today.
Old Family Farmhouse Still Holds Fond Memories for Descendants
Although it crumbles more each day, this farmhouse from the 1800s still holds fond memories for family descendants.
Historic Home in North Carolina Set to be Burned for Practice
This home in Eastern North Carolina dates to the 1850s. Now empty, its owners have agreed to let the local fire department burn it for practice.
Church Built of Handmade Brick was the First of its Kind
Built in 1876, this chapel in Western North Carolina was the first church made of handmade bricks in this region.
North Carolina Church Founded Before The Civil War
Bethesda Church was built in 1853 and is all that is left of a once-expansive plantation.
North Carolina Plantation Founded by the Philips Family
The first portion of this plantation home was built in 1810 and expanded in 1850.
Chapel in North Carolina Founded by Abolitionist Minister
Rev. James O’Kelly, a noted abolitionist, started a congregation here in 1794.
[Chatham County, NC]