Assorted Groups (Anthology, Cultural, Ethnic, & Religious):
African American Griots - West African Griots are historians, storytellers, traditional
praise singers and musicians.
Note: These items are presented as part of the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that the WebMaster, in any way, endorses any stereotypes which may be implied by the linked web sites.
Charlotte Regional History Consortium - Southern Piedmont Region
Exploring Cultural Heritage Online
Families and Surnames:
Toe River Families - YOUNG, BUTNER, KING, GRINDSTAFF, LLOYD, OLLIS, WISEMAN,
BOONE, HOWELL, GURLEY, HYATT, HOPSON, WILSON and LEDFORD (Compiled by
K.W. Young, Burnsville NC.).
Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
Please click here - (Counties we have listed), (To list a local society, please contact us.)
Libraries & Newspapers:
Documenting the American South - The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina - Manuscript Department (Chapel Hill)
National / State Parks & Rec.:
North Carolina National Forests, Parks, etc.. - Carolina Outdoors Guide
State Parks in North Carolina - Multip[le listings with maps, etc..
North Carolina - Office of Archives and History
North Carolina Regiment - 1838 Indian Removal
North Carolina State Library - Genealogical Research in North Carolina. (Note: The NCSL is not listed in the Library links at the top-right of this page.)
State Capital City: Raleigh (Capital since 1794 - located in Wake Co.)
The State name: North and South Carolina were one colony until 1729. Carolina was named to honor Charles IX of France and then Charles I and Charles II of England. Carolina is rooted in Latin and comes from the word Caroliinus. This word is derived from the name Carolus, translated as "Charles."
Toe River Area - Western, North Carolina family histories
Underground Railroad - Levi Coffin and the Underground Railroad (Learn NC)
U.S.A. - General Information links page
U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories
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