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North Carolina History Books


North Carolina local and regional history books feature vintage images of small towns and downtowns across the state. Each title celebrates the unique cultures and traditions of the 'Tar Heel State' through historical images and descriptive captions.

From the stunning grounds of Vanderbilt's Biltmore Estate in Asheville, to the stone steps of Chimney Rock Park, the shores of Cape Fear beaches, lighthouses and lifesaving stations along the coastline of 'The Graveyard of the Atlantic,' the winding curves of the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the towns of Greensboro, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Outer Banks, Wake Forest, and more, each book features stunning vintage images revealing the unique people, places, and events that make up the history of the great state of North Carolina.


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101 Glimpses of Nags Head
101 Glimpses of Nags Head

$14.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series:
Nags Head boasts a plethora of natural wonders. From an ecologically unique maritime forest to breathtaking coastal dunes, the dynamics of t ...
Available $14.99 9781596296077
3000 Miles in the Great Smokies
3000 Miles in the Great Smokies

$24.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series:
Bill Hart has hiked, camped and fished in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for more than forty years. In over three thousand miles of ...
Available $24.99 9781596297517
A Guide to Historic Henderson County, North Carolina
A Guide to Historic Henderson County, North Carolina

$19.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: History & Guide
The History & Guide series is designed for the leisurely traveler who wants to explore the streets and neighborhoods of America's favorite t ...
History & Guide Available $19.99 9781596292758
A History of Burley Tobacco in East Tennessee & Western North Carolina
A History of Burley Tobacco in East Tennessee & Western North Carolina

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series:
Burley tobacco revolutionized the industry in east Tennessee and western North Carolina. What started from two farmers planting white burley ...
Available $21.99 9781626199606
A History of Lake Norman: Fish Camps to Ferraris
A History of Lake Norman: Fish Camps to Ferraris

$19.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series:
On a muggy September day in 1959, North Carolina governor Luther Hodges set off the first charge of dynamite for the Cowan's Ford Dam projec ...
Available $19.99 9781626195028
A History of North Carolina Wine: From Scuppernong to Syrah
A History of North Carolina Wine: From Scuppernong to Syrah

$19.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: American Palate
Take a journey through the long and exciting history of North Carolina grapes and vines. The state's native grapes grew with a wild abandon ...
American Palate Available $19.99 9781596299528
A History of Whitewater Paddling in Western North Carolina: Water Wise
A History of Whitewater Paddling in Western North Carolina: Water Wise

$14.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series:
From The Chattooga to the Nantahala, the thrilling rapids and unparalleled scenery of Western North Carolina’s rivers attract thousands of w ...
Available $14.99 9781596294356
A Life in Antebellum Charlotte: The Private Journal of Sarah F. Davidson, 1837
A Life in Antebellum Charlotte: The Private Journal of Sarah F. Davidson, 1837

$19.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series:
In 1837 Sarah Frew Davidson began keeping a private journal recording the events of her daily life. Years later, her collection provides an ...
Available $19.99 9781596290884
A Life of Duty: The Autobiography of George Willcox McIver, 1858-1947
A Life of Duty: The Autobiography of George Willcox McIver, 1858-1947

$34.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series:
Brigadier General George Willcox McIver's life spanned a time of unparalleled dramatic transformation in American history. A native of David ...
Available $34.99 9781596290280
A Popular History of Western North Carolina: Mountains, Heroes & Hootnoggers
A Popular History of Western North Carolina: Mountains, Heroes & Hootnoggers

$19.99 Backordered
state: North Carolina
series: American Chronicles
For those who visit and those who make the region their home, there is something captivating about the mountains of Western North Carolina. ...
American Chronicles Backordered $19.99 9781596291836
Aberdeen
Aberdeen

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Aberdeen was settled by Scottish immigrants who moved up the Cape Fear River from the North Carolina coast. Before the railroad, the region ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738598154
African Americans of Davidson County
African Americans of Davidson County

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
African Americans were present in Davidson County long before it was officially formed from Rowan County in 1822. The exact time or place of ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738586281
Alamance County
Alamance County

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Alamance County, situated in the lush landscape of North Carolina’s Piedmont, has played an important role in the state’s history, from its ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738500362
Albemarle
Albemarle

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Named after Gen. George Monck, one of the Lord Proprietors of Carolina,Albemarle is the county seat of Stanly County, located amidst the rol ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738516967
Along the Appalachian Trail Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee
Along the Appalachian Trail Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee

$21.99 Available
state: Georgia
series: Images of America
Predating the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Appalachian Trail was established in the 1920s. Yet even a ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738591032
Along the Cape Fear
Along the Cape Fear

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Nestled between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean, Wilmington, North Carolina, is at the center of the historic Cape Fear region. I ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738567402
Altapass
Altapass

$21.99 Backordered
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
The region that is now Altapass was settled in the last third of the 18th century by restless and brave souls of Scot-Irish descent. The mos ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738517711
Another Breed of Currituck Duck Hunters: Fresh Tales from a Native Gunner
Another Breed of Currituck Duck Hunters: Fresh Tales from a Native Gunner

$19.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series:
People called Currituck County a sportsman's paradise back when the skies clouded over with ducks and the waters teemed with fish. The game ...
Available $19.99 9781609497491
Apex
Apex

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
This quaint, picturesque community has an interesting history. For years it was a rural hamlet with a nearby pond, simply called Log Pond. I ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738566382
Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Campus History
Appalachian State University, a comprehensive regional university that boasts over 17,000 students, had its humble beginnings as Watauga Aca ...
Campus History Available $21.99 9781467121446
Around Bakersville
Around Bakersville

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Mountains, streams, and strong families are the characteristics of Bakersville and the small towns that surround it in northern Mitchell Cou ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738587646
Around Biltmore Village
Around Biltmore Village

$7.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Postcards of America
Biltmore Village boasts a rich history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, Bill Alexander and the ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738525679
Around Biltmore Village
Around Biltmore Village

$21.99 Backordered
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
More than a century ago, George W. Vanderbilt transformed the sleepy crossroads settlement known as Best, or Asheville Junction, on the Swan ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738568539
Around Lake Norman
Around Lake Norman

$21.99 Reprinting
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
The year 1957 brought change to Mooresville and southern Iredell County, and that change arrived in trucks. Big white ones flashed the logo ...
Images of America Reprinting $21.99 9780738553962
Around Southern Pines: A Sandhills Album, Photographs by E.C. Eddy
Around Southern Pines: A Sandhills Album, Photographs by E.C. Eddy

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Carefully pieced together by author Stephen E. Massengill, Around Southern Pines: A Sandhills Album provides a fascinating and unique insigh ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738554198
Around Surry County
Around Surry County

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Black America
From slavery in the 1800s to freedom in the 1950s, Black America Series: Around Surry County traces the footsteps of African Americans throu ...
Black America Available $21.99 9780738518060
Around Walnut Cove and Danbury
Around Walnut Cove and Danbury

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Walnut Cove and Danbury are situated on the Dan River in northern North Carolina. Walnut Cove’s first settler arrived in 1750, and the area ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467121026
Ashe County
Ashe County

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
The mountain region of North Carolina possesses an uncommon grace and beauty, a landscape full of breathtaking peaks, lush forests, and wind ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738506159
Ashe County Revisited
Ashe County Revisited

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
After the publication of Images of America: Ashe County, requests poured in for a second volume. In response to this demand, the Ashe County ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738514505
Asheville
Asheville

$21.99 Backordered
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Native American tribes, including Cherokee, Creek, and Shawano, passed through Asheville and Western North Carolina, building towns and vill ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738516196
Asheville and Western North Carolina in World War II
Asheville and Western North Carolina in World War II

$21.99 Backordered
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
World War II served as a rallying call in Asheville and Western North Carolina, putting the citizens back to work. Asheville's two strongest ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738543420
Asheville Beer: An Intoxicating History of Mountain Brewing
Asheville Beer: An Intoxicating History of Mountain Brewing

$16.99 Backordered
state: North Carolina
series:
Drinking local harks back to the founding of Asheville in 1798. Whether it be moonshine or craft beer, the culture of local hooch is deeply ...
Backordered $16.99 9781609496319
Asheville Food: A History of High Country Cuisine
Asheville Food: A History of High Country Cuisine

$19.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: American Palate
Thirty years ago, the mountain city of Asheville was known for little more than the Biltmore Estate. Since then, the sleepy town has become ...
American Palate Available $19.99 9781609498658
Asheville Ghosts and Legends
Asheville Ghosts and Legends

$17.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Haunted America
Nestled in the heart of North Carolina’s share of the Smoky Mountains, Asheville is one of the South’s most haunted cities. The picturesque ...
Haunted America Available $17.99 9781596291560
Asheville's Albemarle Park
Asheville's Albemarle Park

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Albemarle Park was envisioned as a picturesque mountainside resort in north Asheville. It was a great success due to the collaborative effor ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467121255
Asheville's Historic Architecture
Asheville's Historic Architecture

$19.99 Backordered
state: North Carolina
series: Landmarks
Asheville, known for its architectural diversity and intriguing Art Deco style, has been fortunate in attracting brilliant architects who, w ...
Landmarks Backordered $19.99 9781609491079
Asheville's River Arts District
Asheville's River Arts District

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
In the early days, the River Arts District was home to Cherokees; the estate of Asheville’s first millionaire, James McConnell Smith; and th ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738554266
Asheville's River Arts District
Asheville's River Arts District

$7.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Postcards of America
Asheville’s River Arts District was once the city’s first industrial area but now is home to a vibrant and diverse arts community.

Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738525402
Asheville: Volume I
Asheville: Volume I

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Postcard History
This visual history containing over 200 vintage postcards relives major events in Asheville’s past—from the coming of the railroad in 1850 u ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9780738543987
Asheville: Volume II
Asheville: Volume II

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Postcard History
Authors Sue Greenberg and Jan Kahn once again delve into Asheville’s rich past. This new companion to the acclaimed Asheville: Volume I resu ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9780738543994
Auto Racing in Charlotte and the Carolina Piedmont
Auto Racing in Charlotte and the Carolina Piedmont

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Charlotte and the Carolina Piedmont has an extensive and legendary tradition of automobile racing. Soon after 1904, when the first car was r ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738515151
Avery County
Avery County

$21.99 Reprinting
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Established in 1911, Avery County is the youngest North Carolina county. Despite its recent formation, Avery has an intriguing history and r ...
Images of America Reprinting $21.99 9780738541914
Baseball in Asheville
Baseball in Asheville

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of Baseball
Baseball has served as the pastime of preference in Asheville, North Carolina, for more than a century. Nearly anywhere a flat lot can be fo ...
Images of Baseball Available $21.99 9780738516103
Baseball in Catawba County
Baseball in Catawba County

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of Baseball
Baseball first became popular in Catawba County as a means of entertainment and competition between mills and small towns. The county’s long ...
Images of Baseball Available $21.99 9780738517131
Baseball in North Carolina's Piedmont
Baseball in North Carolina's Piedmont

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Bordered by the Appalachian Mountains to the west and the flat coastal plain to the east, North Carolina's foothills region, also called the ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738514130
Beaufort County, North Carolina
Beaufort County, North Carolina

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Named by the English in honor of Lord Somerset, the Duke of Beaufort, Beaufort County enjoys its greatest natural resource in the picturesqu ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738506616
Beaufort's Old Burying Ground, North Carolina
Beaufort's Old Burying Ground, North Carolina

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Beaufort, bordered by the waters of Taylor’s Creek and Beaufort Inlet, is a picturesque, thriving coastal town, filled with rich traditions ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738500188
Beaufort, North Carolina
Beaufort, North Carolina

$24.99 Backordered
state: North Carolina
series: Making of America
Located at the very heart of the Crystal Coast in Carteret County, Beaufort represents the best of the old days and the old ways of historic ...
Making of America Backordered $24.99 9780738523637
Beech Mountain
Beech Mountain

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Beech Mountain was once a rugged wilderness known only to the Cherokee Indians. Eventually hunters, loggers, moonshiners, and settlers made ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738567945
Beech Mountain
Beech Mountain

$7.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Postcards of America
Beech Mountain boasts a rich history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards the Beech Mountain Histor ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738566252

 
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