In the spring of 1966, several Chapel Hill citizens, discussing the increasing number of historic landmarks that were being destroyed, discovered that they shared a sense of alarm. From this nucleus of concerned citizens, the Chapel Hill Historical Society emerged. On October 27th, the steering committee was ready for the first open general meeting, held in Ackland Art Center on the University campus. The first officers and five board members were elected at that meeting. On November 3rd, they met as an Executive Board in the North Carolina Collection in Wilson Library, where they formally received the state charter, adopted the constitution and by-laws, and authorized the opening of a bank account.
The North Carolina Society for Ethical Culture (NCSEC), founded in 1987, is one of 22 societies in the United States which form the American Ethical Union. Website includes information about the tenets of the ethical socities, news and local events, information on speakers, maps and directions, and links to other resources.
Triangle Free Press reports local and global news and opinion that is ignored or under-reported by mainstream corporate media, to provide citizens with the information they need to make informed political decisions.
A blog serving as a production diary of an independent documentary film about ballad singing in Madison County, North Carolina. It includes video edits from the development of the film, contextual materials, and media coverage. This web site is an experiment in opening up the documentary process.
This is an online version of Excavating Occaneechi Town, a CD-ROM published by UNC Press with the Research Laboratories of Archaeology at UNC - Chapel Hill. This electronic site report describes and interprets the buried remains of a small but important village of the Occaneechi tribe in North Carolina at the beginning of the eighteenth century. This online version, like the CD-ROM, contains a wealth of visual and descriptive information not usually available in an archaeological site report, including an archaeological teaching tool, called the "electronic dig" which allows student to design their own research strategies and re-excavate Occaneechi Town.