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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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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 Backordered
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 Backordered $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
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 Backordered
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 Backordered $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 Available
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 Available $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

$19.99 Backordered
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 Backordered $19.99 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 Backordered
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 Backordered $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 Available
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 Available $21.99 9780738516196
Asheville and Western North Carolina in World War II
Asheville and Western North Carolina in World War II

$21.99 Available
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 Available $21.99 9780738543420
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 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 Backordered
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 Backordered $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 Available
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 Available $21.99 9780738541914
Baseball in Asheville
Baseball in Asheville

$19.99 Backordered
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 Backordered $19.99 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 Backordered
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 Backordered $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 Available
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 Available $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
Bertie County: An Eastern Carolina History
Bertie County: An Eastern Carolina History

$24.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Making of America
The lives of the Native American, African, and European inhabitants of Bertie County over its 400 years of recorded history have not only sh ...
Making of America Available $24.99 9780738523958
Biltmore Estate
Biltmore Estate

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, has captured the fascination of people everywhere for over 100 years. Created in the 1890s by ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738517490
Biltmore Estate
Biltmore Estate

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

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, Ellen Erwin Rickman ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738568119
Black Mountain and the Swannanoa Valley
Black Mountain and the Swannanoa Valley

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
North Carolina's magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains have drawn people to the Swannanoa Valley since the beginning of time. Rivers and forests ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738516264
Black Mountain College
Black Mountain College

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Located in the mountains of North Carolina, Black Mountain College was founded in 1933 by John Andrew Rice, Theodore Dreier, and other fo ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467122351
Blowing Rock
Blowing Rock

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
The beautiful and mountainous area of Blowing Rock, North Carolina, has a rich history dating back to the days when the Native Americans pas ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738516479
Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, The
Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, The

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Postcard History
Running along the western border of the state, the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina have beckoned explorers, settlers, and tourists fo ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9781467122108
Blue Ridge Parkway, The
Blue Ridge Parkway, The

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Postcard History
In the late 1890s, the Blue Ridge Parkway was envisioned by many as a great getaway and nature preserve. The concept materialized in the ear ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9780738542249
Boone
Boone

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
It was the Old Buffalo Trail that led both Native Americans and Daniel Boone to the site of present-day Boone, North Carolina, at an elevati ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738515410
Bowman Gray Stadium (NASCAR Library Collection)
Bowman Gray Stadium (NASCAR Library Collection)

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: NASCAR Library Collection
With the sounds of engines roaring since 1949, Bowman Gray Stadium is NASCAR's oldest weekly race track. Named in honor of the former R.J. R ...
NASCAR Library Collection Available $21.99 9780738599182
Brevard
Brevard

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Brevard, North Carolina, "land of waterfalls," is tucked into a lush valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Brevard was founded as the county s ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738516127
Brevard
Brevard

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Then and Now
The North Carolina legislature established Transylvania County in 1861, just as the Civil War began. Although land was donated for the new c ...
Then and Now Available $21.99 9780738592008
Building the Blue Ridge Parkway
Building the Blue Ridge Parkway

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
The Blue Ridge Parkway began as a dream in the late 1800s and became reality in 1983 when the 469-mile scenic highway was completed. Constru ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738552873
Burlington
Burlington

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Images of America
Burlington began as a railroad town, but it became known across the world as a textile center. In the 1850s, the newly formed North Carolina ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738566474
Burlington
Burlington

$21.99 Available
state: North Carolina
series: Then and Now
Burlington originated as a railroad town but gained worldwide fame as the home of Burlington Industries, once the largest textile maker in t ...
Then and Now Available $21.99 9780738586533

 
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