Join Chapel Hill Public Library staff and community members as we uncover the untold histories of Chapel Hill, from the inside out and bottom up. On this page are episodes from podcast season 1, which focuses on monuments and memory.


For the past year, Chapel Hill Public Library has been taking a deep dive into local history, uncovering untold stories
Learn how this one spot in Chapel Hill became the place for people to practice free speech and their right to
In June, 2019 we honored the lives of two Chapel Hillians whose names were added to the Peace and Justice
In this episode, we explore the ways that cemeteries act as memorials and markers. How do Chapel Hill’s cemeteries help
Learn how two men devoted their lives to making our public spaces more open and accessbile for all of us...and
What was the meaning of the American Civil War? And why are we still arguing over this some 150 years
In this episode, we share the story of James Cates. James was born and raised in Chapel Hill. In 1970,
In August, 2018 student activists toppled UNC's confederate monument, Silent Sam. In our final part of our 3-part series exploring