Cary, NC – If you’ve ever wondered how the town of Cary came into existence, you’d have to start your search with Allison Francis (Frank) Page. Read more
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
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