Past Times

October 16, 2013

“Last Days of Pompeii” headlined the 1913 State Fair

The Great Raleigh State Fair is to be celebrated this year in a truly royal style. Besides the many attractive local features, there is to be a magnificent fireworks spectacle depicting “The Last Days of Pompeii” by the Pain’s Fireworks Company of America.

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History fascinates us. We love to linger over old photographs or accounts of years long gone. Discovering our own personal histories can become an enjoyable pastime. This blog will provide some looks into that past. We'll look at NC history in general, and Triangle history in particular. We'll also try to give you the tips and tools (and connections) for looking at your own history.