Remembering Our Dead

In this episode, we explore the ways that cemeteries act as memorials and markers. How do Chapel Hill’s cemeteries help us remember the people who came before us? How have they obscured the past? Join us and our special tour guide, local historian Ernest Dollar, as we walk through four Chapel Hill burial sites.

Young, Gifted and Black

In June, 2019 we honored the lives of two Chapel Hillians whose names were added to the Peace and Justice Plaza marker in downtown Chapel Hill.

Holy Week Fast

Learn how this one spot in Chapel Hill became the place for people to practice free speech and their right to assemble.

Coming soon

For the past year, Chapel Hill Public Library has been taking a deep dive into local history, uncovering untold stories and telling them from “the bottom up and the inside out.” These stories are the basis of the Library’s new podcast, Re/Collecting Chapel Hill. Join hosts Molly Luby and Danita Mason-Hogans for first season of Re/Collecting Chapel Hill. We’ll focus …