History

Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Native American Trail Trees (Rebroadcast)

Don Wells documents a trail tree - special marker trees that were used as guideposts for Native American Trail systems.

It has been hundreds of years since the intersection of Trade and Tryon was a place where two Native American trading paths crossed but signs of that ancient network of tribal travel and culture are all around us. Right now, two men, among others, are in the midst of mapping the main travel routes of the Cherokees and other tribes as well as the guideposts they used. Many of the guideposts are trees and we'll learn about efforts to preserve them.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Thu September 27, 2012

The History Of Davidson (Rebroadcast)

Davidson, North Carolina
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Charlotte is more than just one city, it is a region comprised of many cities and towns and one of them, Davidson, is now the subject of a book chronicling the history of the town. One Town, Many Voices is the work of Davidson College Professor of History, Ralph Levering, and college Archivist Jan Blodgett and incorporates the experiences and voices of a wide range of people. The authors share what they've learned about Davidson - from its beginnings.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Tue August 28, 2012

Charlotte Liberty Walk And American Presidential Experience

Using 21st Century technology to learn about historic Charlotte, and then, the American Presidential Experience visits the Queen City.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Thu August 16, 2012

A History of Piedmont Airlines

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