Upchurch

Love Stories & Antiques: Chats with Mrs. Upchurch

Upchurch

Cary, NC — On Friday, May 15, 2015, I visited the Upchurch Farm. While I was there, Mrs. Upchurch took me on a tour of her antique treasures from days long ago. Read more

Photos: The Surrender That Ended the Civil War

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Durham, NC — 150 years ago, the American Civil War came to an end at a small farm on the outskirts of Durham. Here’s what it might have looked like. Read more

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Cary Author Hosts Book Signing Apr. 26

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Cary, NC — This Sunday, April 26, 2015, join author April Riley Bolejack at Barnes & Noble in Cary for a special book signing and discussion as she tells stories from her new book about what life was like growing up in Cary in the 50’s and 60’s.
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civil war

Photos: Morrisville’s Civil War Commemoration

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Morrisville, NC — On Saturday, April 18, 2015, the Town of Morrisville remembered its history in the Civil War with reenactments, costumes, music and stories. Photographer Brooke Meyer captured some striking photos of the day’s festivities.  Read more

Longleaf

Longleaf Film Festival: May 2 in Raleigh

Longleaf

Raleigh, NC — On Saturday, May 2, 2015, the North Carolina Museum of History will host its first-ever Longleaf Film Festival, which will showcase some of the best on-screen historical and contemporary stories about the state, the country and the world. Read more

Civil War

Civil War Commemoration: Saturday in Morrisville

Civil War

Morrisville, NC — This Saturday, April 18, 2015, Morrisville will hold a 150th Civil War Commemoration to both entertain the community and teach citizens about the town’s history. Read more

Page-Walker

Page-Walker Offers $750 to High School Seniors

Page-Walker

Cary, NC — High school seniors in Cary can apply now through May 15, 2015 to receive a $750 educational scholarship from the Page-Walker Arts & History Center. Read more

Black History

Ujima Group Brings Black History Month to Life

Black History

“In Their Own Words: Enduring Slavery & Freedom”

Cary, NC — Historical dramatizations and a lively drum circle marked the 18th annual African-American Celebration of Black History month at The Cary Theater this past Saturday, February 21, 2015. The Ujima Group, Inc produced the event in partnership with the Town of Cary.

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The Cary

The History & Rebirth of The Cary Theater

The Cary

Cary, NC — If you’ve lived in Cary for more than a few years now, then you may know that The Cary Theater used to be an auto parts store. But did you know that, from 1946-1955, the site was home to the area’s first indoor movie theater? Here’s a bit of The Cary’s history–and the story of how it came full circle. Read more

Seniors

Advice for Tricky Talks with Aging Parents

Seniors

Cary, NC — How do you start that delicate conversation with your parents about aging, living accommodations and other necessary topics? Nancy Caggia, a certified Senior Real Estate Specialist, shares her experience, knowledge and advice on the matter. Read more