History and Social Studies

Featured Government/Civics

North Carolina Executive Mansion

The executive mansion is home to the Governor and features over a century's worth of restorations and changes. The Victorian Queen Anne-style house features historically rich ballrooms, libraries, parlors, and gardens. 200 N. Blount St., Raleigh, NC 27601. Wake County. Tel: 919-733-3871. Fee.... More Info

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Historic Burke County Courthouse

102 East Union St., Morganton, NC 28655. 828-437-4104. The historic courthouse served Burke County through the Civil War and remained in use until 1976. Furnished in the style of an early 20th century attorney’s office, the museum has a permanent exhibit on the courthouse, and changing exhibits about Burke County history. Free.