A History of Spring Daze in Cary

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Illustration from a photograph by moonlightbulb on Flickr. Used via Creative Commons license.

Cary, NC – It’s spring in Cary and that means Spring Daze is just around the corner.  This Saturday, April 24th,  marks the 17th annual Cary Spring Daze.  The festival focuses on the arts but it also celebrates Cary’s great outdoor living – taking place on the 40th anniversary of the first Earth Day. Read more

Cary Artist: Jerry Miller

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Jerry Miller in his studio. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Jerry Miller didn’t start out to be an artist, it just turned out that way. But his pen and ink drawings of town history lay a fair claim to making him the Artist Laureate of Cary. Read more

History of Cary: Before 1900

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Guest columnist and Cary author Peggy Van Scoyoc shares a brief history of Cary, NC before 1900 in this first of a three part series.

The First Settlers

Francis Jones, the first white settler, arrived in Cary in 1749. His son Nathaniel eventually owned what is the western half of modern-day Cary. Read more