The Browns wave good-bye to neighbors as they prepare to leave with C. C. Williams of the Norfolk branch of the Ford Motor Company. Mr. Williams had the assignment to “safely pilot them along the 586-mile route to the fair.”
The Browns wave good-bye to neighbors as they prepare to leave with C. C. Williams of the Norfolk branch of the Ford Motor Company. Mr. Williams had the assignment to “safely pilot them along the 586-mile route to the fair.” N&O File photo
The Browns wave good-bye to neighbors as they prepare to leave with C. C. Williams of the Norfolk branch of the Ford Motor Company. Mr. Williams had the assignment to “safely pilot them along the 586-mile route to the fair.” N&O File photo

Past Times: A typical Tar Heel family travels to the 1940 World's Fair

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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.