Cities and towns

Cities
Asheville
by Bowman, Charles H., Jr. Asheville by Charles H. Bowman Jr., 2006 See also: Biltmore House; Buncombe Turnpike; Grove Park Inn; Thomas Wolfe Memorial; University of North Carolina at Asheville; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Asheville
by Gregory, Lisa. Asheville by Lisa Gregory Government & Heritage Library, 2010. See also: Pisgah National Forest; Biltmore House; Asheville (UNC Press) Asheville, whose namesake is North Carolina [...] (from NCpedia.)
Bath
by Norris, David A. Bath by David A. Norris, 2006 See also: Bath (Tar Heel Junior Historian); Port Bath; Palmer-Marsh House; St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Bath became the first incorporated town in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bath
by Latham, Bea. The adage that “the grass is always greener on the other side” can in some ways be applied to the exploration of unknown lands hundreds of years ago. Were it not for the curiosity of the initial [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Bayon Temple tower wall with carved stone faces in profile at Angkor Thom
by Freeman, Margery. Bayon Temple tower wall with carved stone faces in profile at Angkor ThomThis view of Bayon Temple tower walls at Angkor Thom reveals two carved stone faces in profile. The one in foreground at left [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Calabash
by Barefoot, Daniel W. Calabash is a fishing and resort town situated on the Calabash River in southwestern Brunswick County. Dubbed the "Seafood Capital of the World" by a food editor of the New York Times, the small town [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cary
by Hyman, Rebecca. Cary, N.C. by Rebecca Hyman Government & Heritage Library, 2010. 2010 estimated population = 136,203 (NC State Data Center) Settlers of English descent had lived in the area [...] (from NCpedia.)
Charles Towne
by Butler, Lindley S. Charles Towne on the Cape Fear River was the first overseas effort to colonize the Carolinas after the 1663 Carolina grant from Charles II to the eight Lords Proprietors. As early as 1662, William [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Charlotte
by Cockrell, David L. Charlotte by David L. Cockrell, 2006 See also: Banking; Bank of America; Charlotte, Battle of; Levine Museum of the New South; Queens University of Charlotte; University of North Carolina [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Charlotte
by Underhill, Michelle Czaikowski, Gregory, Lisa. Charlotte is the county seat for Mecklenburg County. Originally home to Native Americans of the Catawba tribe, it was settled by European immigrants about 1750 and established in 1768. The city was [...] (from NCpedia.)
Charlotte Skyline
by . The picture below was taken from the Central Ave. bridge over Independence Blvd. After the American Revolution, Charlotte was consistently bustling city. During post-American Revolution Charlotte [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
City Beautiful Movement
by Huggins, Kay Haire. The City Beautiful movement, a loosely connected grassroots organization devoted to urban renewal, was influential nationwide in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Reacting to the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Durham
by Williams, Wiley J. Durham by Wiley J. Williams, 2006 See also: American Tobacco Company; Duke Homestead; Duke University; North Carolina Central University; North Carolina Museum of Life and Science; North [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Durham
by Case, Steven. Durham is the county seat of Durham County.  Originally, the land--through which a major Native American trading route passed--was inhabited by such tribes as the Occaneechi and Eno.  The [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
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