West Point on the Eno: The Mill That Became a Park on the Banks of the Eno River

So, while it’s true that nature would be better off without industry of any kind — whether at the level of the mill dam or the hydroelectric dam — there is nonetheless value in preserving modes of life that do less harm to the land while allowing human communities to exist in relative equilibrium. … More West Point on the Eno: The Mill That Became a Park on the Banks of the Eno River

Exploring Occoneechee Speedway, a Landmark of Stock Car Racing

For twenty years, it hosted stock car racing events that featured such names as Richard Petty, Fireball Roberts, and Tim Flock. Then, in 1968, protests from local clergy–who were tired of parishioners being absent from their pews on Sunday, the official race day–led to the eventual closing of the track. … More Exploring Occoneechee Speedway, a Landmark of Stock Car Racing