Fact Friday

Fact Friday 391 - The Confusion with the Origins of the 'Queen's College' Name

Fact Friday 391 - The Confusion with the Origin...

Happy Friday! --- In 1771 the N.C. Assembly and Governor Tryon authorized Queen’s College, the first publicly supported college in the South. An all male institution, it was actually supported...

Fact Friday 391 - The Confusion with the Origin...

Happy Friday! --- In 1771 the N.C. Assembly and Governor Tryon authorized Queen’s College, the first publicly supported college in the South. An all male institution, it was actually supported...

Fact Friday 390 - Local African-American Contributions During the Revolutionary War

Fact Friday 390 - Local African-American Contri...

Happy Friday! Today's Fact Friday comes from the Mecklenburg Historical Society's website.  --- At least 5,000 African-Americans, both free and enslaved, served in the Continental army, state troops, navies, and...

Fact Friday 390 - Local African-American Contri...

Happy Friday! Today's Fact Friday comes from the Mecklenburg Historical Society's website.  --- At least 5,000 African-Americans, both free and enslaved, served in the Continental army, state troops, navies, and...

Fact Friday 389 - The Mecklenburg Historical Society and Meck Dec Day

Fact Friday 389 - The Mecklenburg Historical So...

Happy Friday! Today's Fact Friday comes from the Mecklenburg Historical Society's website.  --- The Mecklenburg Historical Association (MHA) is dedicated to preserving and publicizing the history of Mecklenburg County through...

Fact Friday 389 - The Mecklenburg Historical So...

Happy Friday! Today's Fact Friday comes from the Mecklenburg Historical Society's website.  --- The Mecklenburg Historical Association (MHA) is dedicated to preserving and publicizing the history of Mecklenburg County through...

Fact Friday 388 - Charlotte's Tobacco Farming History

Fact Friday 388 - Charlotte's Tobacco Farming H...

Happy Friday! Tobacco farming has a long history in North Carolina, including in Charlotte and the surrounding areas. The crop was first introduced to the state in the late 1600s,...

Fact Friday 388 - Charlotte's Tobacco Farming H...

Happy Friday! Tobacco farming has a long history in North Carolina, including in Charlotte and the surrounding areas. The crop was first introduced to the state in the late 1600s,...

Fact Friday 387 - Innovation in Charlotte

Fact Friday 387 - Innovation in Charlotte

Happy Friday! The Queen City, has a long history of innovation and technological advancement. From textiles at the turn of the century to banking and finance, and also healthcare and...

Fact Friday 387 - Innovation in Charlotte

Happy Friday! The Queen City, has a long history of innovation and technological advancement. From textiles at the turn of the century to banking and finance, and also healthcare and...

Fact Friday 386 - The History & Importance of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Quality of Life Explorer

Fact Friday 386 - The History & Importance of t...

Happy Friday! Did you know there's an online dashboard tool that provides consistent, reliable, up-to-date information about Charlotte, other surrounding cities within the county, and the neighborhoods within them? Yep!...

Fact Friday 386 - The History & Importance of t...

Happy Friday! Did you know there's an online dashboard tool that provides consistent, reliable, up-to-date information about Charlotte, other surrounding cities within the county, and the neighborhoods within them? Yep!...