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Fact Friday 383 - Charlotte's Role During WWII

Fact Friday 383 - Charlotte's Role During WWII

Happy Friday! During World War II, Charlotte, North Carolina played a significant role in the war effort. The city was home to several military bases and industrial facilities that played...

Fact Friday 383 - Charlotte's Role During WWII

Happy Friday! During World War II, Charlotte, North Carolina played a significant role in the war effort. The city was home to several military bases and industrial facilities that played...

Fact Friday 341 - Celebrating 40 years of the Charlotte hub (CLT) - Powered by the Charlotte Museum of History

Fact Friday 341 - Celebrating 40 years of the C...

Happy Friday! On April 25, 1982, at 11 a.m., the doors officially opened to the new $64.2 million Charlotte Douglas International Airport terminal. Although the building would not become operational...

Fact Friday 341 - Celebrating 40 years of the C...

Happy Friday! On April 25, 1982, at 11 a.m., the doors officially opened to the new $64.2 million Charlotte Douglas International Airport terminal. Although the building would not become operational...

Fact Friday 160 - Another Look at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport

Fact Friday 160 - Another Look at Charlotte-Dou...

Happy Friday! Our first feature on Charlotte-Douglas was in May 2016. Check it out here!In November 1935, the Charlotte City Council voted to facilitate the pruchase of land for a...

Fact Friday 160 - Another Look at Charlotte-Dou...

Happy Friday! Our first feature on Charlotte-Douglas was in May 2016. Check it out here!In November 1935, the Charlotte City Council voted to facilitate the pruchase of land for a...

Fact Friday 47: Who is the Airport Named After, Anyway?

Fact Friday 47: Who is the Airport Named After,...

Charlotte’s airport grew dramatically once it became a hub for Piedmont Airlines in 1979.  Happy Friday!  Charlotte Douglas International Airport. IATA airport code: CLT. We’ve likely all flown into or out...

Fact Friday 47: Who is the Airport Named After,...

Charlotte’s airport grew dramatically once it became a hub for Piedmont Airlines in 1979.  Happy Friday!  Charlotte Douglas International Airport. IATA airport code: CLT. We’ve likely all flown into or out...

Fact Friday 2 - The Bronze Connection

Fact Friday 2 - The Bronze Connection

Most are aware that our city was inspired by and named after the wife of King George III (of Great Britain and Ireland), Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. And if you’ve...

Fact Friday 2 - The Bronze Connection

Most are aware that our city was inspired by and named after the wife of King George III (of Great Britain and Ireland), Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. And if you’ve...