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Featured North Carolina SiteExploring North Carolina:  Historic Places, Monuments, Unique Cultural Sites, State Parks and Natural Areas

NCpedia resources with historic site information, lists, and links

North Carolina Monuments

N.C. African American History & Cultural Sites

N.C. Native American History & Cultural Sites

State Parks and Natural Areas

N.C. Unique & Off the Beaten Path

Gathering Places & Community Spaces

Places Associated with Ghost Tales & Supernatural Occurrences

Selected NCpedia resources with historic site information, lists, and links

North Carolina State & National Historic Sites

State Historic Sites Program  

National Register of Historic Places: North Carolina Sites

North Carolina Historic Sites (link to the webpages for the 27 State of N.C. historic sites)

North Carolina Lighthouses

North Carolina Monuments

Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina: more than 300 entries in NCpedia on the state's monuments, with historical information, images, location and GPS information, and links to digitized historical sources.  Click here:  Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina (from UNC-Chapel Hill Libraries).


Selected North Carolina African American History & Cultural Sites

African American Dance Ensemble

Nina Simone Sculpture

Bennett College

Palmer Memorial Institute

Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum


Coleman Manufacturing Company

Richard Etheridge Statue

Durham’s Black Wall Street

Roanoke Island Freedmen's Colony

First Light of Freedom Monument

Schools for Freed Peoples

Greensboro Four Monument

Shaw University

Historically Black Colleges & Universities

Young Men’s Institute

James City


Leonard Medical School


Selected North Carolina Native American History & Cultural Sites

Cherokee Botanical Garden

Qualla Boundary


Town Creek Indian Mound

Indian Museum of the Carolinas

Trails and Trading Routes

Indian Trading Paths

UNC Pembroke

Oconaluftee Indian Village


Paint Rock

N.C. Places: Unique Cultural Sites

Coker Arboretum

Gold Hill Mine

Saluda Grade


Carson House

Henry Clay Oak

Shell Castle



Hippopotamus Statue

Temple of Israel



Land of Oz

Tory Oak


Glass House

Morris Field

Walton War


God's Acre

Salmon Creek



State Parks and Natural Areas

Exploring North Carolina: North Carolina State Parks, Trails, Lakes, Rivers & Natural Areas 

History of the North Carolina State Parks System

Gathering Places & Community Spaces

Amusement Parks

Fishing Camps

Opera Houses

Textile Mill Villages

Camp Meetings


Outdoor Dramas

Travelers Rooms

Church Camps

Highland Games

Racket Stores

Union Churches


Inns and Taverns



Country Clubs

Market Houses

Roadside Attractions


Country Stores

Old Field Schools



Places Associated with Ghost Tales, Supernatural Occurrences & Unsolved Mysteries

Bostian Bridge Train Wreck

Ghost Ship Carroll A. Deering


Brown Mountain Lights

Ghost Ship of Diamond Shoals


Dare Stones

Lost Colony


Devil's Horse's Hoofprints

Maco Light


Devil's Tramping Ground