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First Library Opens

On this day in North Carolina History, “The state’s first library opens in Durham.” (1898) Source: Powell, L. (1996). On This Day in North Carolina History.Winston-Salem, North Carolina: John F.

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Early County Schools Charged Tuition

Broad Valley Institute, Penrose The first schools in Transylvania County were private subscription schools. Parents paid a fee for their children to attend. The tuition could be cash or produce

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Lowest Temperature Recorded

On this day in North Carolina History, “The lowest temperature ever recorded in North Carolina: minus 34 degrees on Mount Mitchell.” (1985) Source: Powell, L. (1996). On This Day in

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