More Highlights for Historic Restoration
Ray Wilkinson Little Known and Interesting Places in NC
Ray Wilkinson, best known for his reporting on NC agriculture, was also interested in the history of North Carolina. Here are three stories about locations and people that made North Carolina unique and important in the larger history of America. The stories are separated by countdown leader.
Lobby for the corporate administrative building in 1960
Rocky Mount Mills
View of the historic Rocky Mount Mills along the Tar River in Rocky Mount, NC. CBC plans to restore the property and create Rocky Mount Brewmill, an incubator for craft brewers.
Old Beaufort Seaport and Tall Ships Celebration
Host David Crabtree gives a tour of the Tall Ships event in Beaufort, N.C. Also included is a firsthand look at Mystic Seaport, Connecticut and its 19th century seafaring village, maritime exhibition gallery and active preservation shipyard. Mystic Seaport mirrors what Olde Beaufort Seaport will provide for North Carolinians and other tourists in the future. This locally produced special first aired in July 2006, following the Tall Ships event.
American Tobacco icons
A view of the iconic Lucky Strike water tower and smokestack before the CBC restoration of the American Tobacco complex.