<![CDATA[Past Times: Living Columns & Blogs | NewsObserver.com &]]> http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/ en-us Mon, 28 Dec 2015 19:58:31 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 28 Dec 2015 19:58:31 EST Past Times 60 efrederick@newsobserver.com (Eric Frederick) Before there was a Raleigh, there was Isaac Hunter’s tavern. It was lost, now it’s found. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/wake-county/article167969837.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:06:03 EDT

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Amelia Earhart’s NC visits always generated excitement http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article159890314.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:45:33 EDT

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Young children worked in the mills, on the streets http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article159020144.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 30 Jun 2017 10:59:42 EDT

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Pageant royalty in abundance for beauties past http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article155864869.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:50:34 EDT

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Looking back on the days of live TV http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article154786249.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 07 Jun 2017 09:33:39 EDT

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Highway marker stirs memories of 1925 coal mine disaster http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article153981864.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 10:07:28 EDT

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Balloons took to the skies for the Triangle Classic http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article152567319.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 10:33:00 EDT

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The yo-yo fad looped back around to Raleigh http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article151101947.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 May 2017 16:52:16 EDT

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Legislative wife was also an inventor http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article149671859.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 May 2017 10:17:59 EDT

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Raleigh teens were among the first to try computer dating http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article148571809.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 May 2017 10:44:07 EDT

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Raleigh was a welcome stop for WWI troop trains http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article147105599.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:01:16 EDT

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NC hotel served as German internment camp during WWI http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article145967284.html#storylink=rss Mountain Park Hotel in Hot Springs, near Asheville, held hundreds of Germans who were on ships in American ports when the war began in 1914.

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The many faces of 42nd Street Oyster Bar http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article144697479.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Apr 2017 17:21:31 EDT

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NASA astronauts trained in Chapel Hill http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article143171649.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Apr 2017 17:29:46 EDT

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Franklin Street championship celebrations are a true-blue tradition since 1982 http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article142679454.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Apr 2017 17:54:58 EDT

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St. Agnes Hospital fought to serve http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article141927314.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 11:38:58 EDT

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The year IBM introduced bar codes at the grocery checkout counter http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article140562763.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:14:03 EDT

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Discovering the true story of a great-grandmother http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article140079203.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:05:51 EDT

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Flying was serious business for WASPs http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article139094393.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:52:57 EDT

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In 1993, weather took the ACC Tournament by storm http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article137760143.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 16:17:53 EST

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The year Raleigh switched to daylight saving time – and the rest of NC didn’t http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article136180683.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:11:36 EST

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Wilmington soprano was an opera pioneer http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article134708299.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:54:52 EST

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‘Morality play’ drew capacity crowd in Depression-era Raleigh http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article133319539.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:42:49 EST

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Are we related to anyone famous? http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article132823339.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:49:39 EST

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Twice wounded, Army medic saved others in Vietnam firefight http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article131970249.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:59:40 EST

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Mollie Lee was the force behind the Harrison Library http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article130526394.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 09:59:34 EST

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Symphony conductor was a man of many talents http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article129329909.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Jan 2017 08:34:01 EST

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Sir Walter Cabinet has its own traditions http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article127649879.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:02:18 EST

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Things happened fast for the young Ava Gardner http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article125704029.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:56:09 EST

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NC’s 1977 Inaugural Ball was an extravaganza http://www.newsobserver.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/past-times/article124930469.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2017 11:14:37 EST

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