This Day in North Carolina History

By Ansley Herring Wegner, Jeff Miles

This Day in North Carolina History

384 pp., 12 x 9, index, 600 color and halftone photos

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8652-6472-4
    Published: September 2018

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Distributed for the North Carolina Office of Archives and History

Matching up history with the calendar, Ansley Wegner shares with readers a day-by-day chronicle highlighting topics of importance to North Carolina history, from sensational crimes to top-selling records to homegrown businesses. This keepsake illustrated volume, fun and informative for all ages, had its genesis as a blog, issued daily for four years on the web and on broadcast outlets.

About the Author

Ansley Herring Wegner, a native of Wilson, has worked in the North Carolina Office of Archives and History since 1994 and has been the administrator of the Highway Historical Marker Program since 2014. She is the author of History for All the People: One Hundred Years of Public History in North Carolina (2003) and Phantom Pain: North Carolina’s Artificial-Limbs Program for Confederate Veterans (2004).
For more information about Ansley Herring Wegner, visit the Author Page.