North Carolina, from the beautiful Appalachian mountains to the windy shores of the Outer Banks, has a significant story to tell. The articles on this site form the chapters of this story, stretching from the state’s origins in the 16th century to the present day. Written by undergraduate students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, these pages highlight specific people, events, and places of interest from around the state and include diverse subjects like religion, finance, family history, pirates, civil rights, and small town development. Together, they combine to show the rich and important history of North Carolina, which has made the state the place it is today. We welcome you to explore the site and find a new appreciation for this treasured state that many of us call home.

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