History: Page-Walker Celebrates 30 Years

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Cary, NC — I learned more about the Page-Walker Arts & History Center‘s incredible history – and met some special people – at their 30th anniversary event on Sunday, August 9, 2015. Read more

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History: Cary, the Gourd Capital of the World

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Cary, NC — Did you know that Cary used to be known as the “Gourd Capital of the World?” I talked to Kris Carmichael from Page-Walker to learn more about this odd piece of history. Read more

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Love Stories & Antiques: Chats with Mrs. Upchurch

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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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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

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Longleaf Film Festival: May 2 in Raleigh

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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

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Civil War Commemoration: Saturday in Morrisville

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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

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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

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“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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