"History Here" is a weekly segment on Public Radio East showcasing mysterious artifacts and objects of cultural significance on display at museums across Eastern North Carolina.
It may be the only written account of the duel between political rivals John Stanly and Richard Dobbs-Spaight.
Popular in the late 1800s, crazy quilts are known for their abstract, asymmetric patterns and using fabric scraps to make one-of-a-kind designs.
It may not have caught on, but it's an inventive approach to harvesting corn more efficiently.
With life cars, the U.S. Lifesaving Service could bring more people in from shipwrecks compared to previous methods.