NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Glimpses of North Carolina in the Writings of Northern and Foreign Travelers, 1783-1860

Record #:
Prior to the American Civil War, many travelers who toured the United States would pass through North Carolina at some point. The travelers were mostly either upper-class Europeans visiting the New World or Northerners wishing to see the rest of their country. Many of both group had negative perceptions of North Carolina because of the use of slavery and the lack of infrastructure and development in many regions of the state.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 45 Issue 3, July 1968, p298-323, il, por, map, f