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Carolina Places

Every spot in North Carolina has a story to tell. Here are a few.

Hot Springs, Marshall and Mars Hill

Scenic mountain towns in Madison County that soothe and excite

The black experience

Sites across the state explore African-American history year-round

Old Fort Depot and Museum

Photography by Ashley Fetner

Henry River Mill Village

An abandoned mill village in eastern NC sets the scene for the film "The Hunger Games"


How Ocracoke learned that one of its own went down with his ship off North Carolina’s coast during World War II

The Battle of Hatteras Inlet

An important event early in the Civil War that histories often ignore

The Mill Town That Never Closed

How Cooleemee retained the heritage that defined its character