Crowds from Raleigh’s first “First Night” festivities greeted 1992 by touching the acorn for luck.
Crowds from Raleigh’s first “First Night” festivities greeted 1992 by touching the acorn for luck. N&O File Photo
Crowds from Raleigh’s first “First Night” festivities greeted 1992 by touching the acorn for luck. N&O File Photo

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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.