Past Times

December 27, 2013

Good roads paved the way

Throughout North Carolina yesterday, in obedience to the proclamation of His Excellency, Governor Craig, the first of the two days met apart as “Good Roads Days” was generally observed, with the governor buckling down to real manual labor, attired in overalls, in his home county of Buncombe, “shovelling dirt” while his enthusiastic co-workers and the spectators encouraged his efforts with hearty cheers....

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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.