Cary, NC — The holiday which usually gives reason for Americans to enjoy tacos and margaritas is commonly misinterpreted as a Mexican Independence Day. Instead, it is the celebration of the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory in the May 5, 1862 Battle of Puebla against the French.
Cary, NC — The Cary post offices on Wrenn Drive and Academy Street are the product of more than 150 years of history. It all began in a time before zip codes and house delivered mail.
Cary, NC — Much has been written about Cary’s founder, Allison Francis “Frank” Page — deservedly so. But it seems that we know less about his wife, Catherine, or Kate. Read more
Cary, NC — From purchasing historic Cary buildings to hiring its first Historic Preservation Planner, the Town of Cary has made big moves to establish preservation as a priority in its daily operations.
Cary, NC — In November 2019, the Town of Cary made a move it never had before in hiring a full-time staff member dedicated to historic preservation. Selected for the task was Gillian White who worked as a Planning Technician in Cary’s Planning and Development Services Department since January 2019.
Cary, NC — Bob Strother bought what is now called the Matthews House and opened his florist shop there in 1962. He told us about his time living and working in that house.