Cary, NC — Did you know that Cary used to be known as the “Gourd Capital of the World?” I talked to Kris Carmichael from Page-Walker to learn more about this odd piece of history. Read more
Cary, NC — Right off of High House and Davis, just minutes away from shopping centers and housing developments, is a lot of land with a big story. There, I got to meet the Upchurch family–the folks behind the incredible history of the farm on Carpenter Upchurch Road in Cary. Read more
Story and photos by Brent Miller, President of the Friends of Page-Walker.
Cary, NC – The historic George Upchurch farmhouse in Cary took a short trip last week. After standing at 6101 Collins Road (recently renamed Waldo Rood Boulevard) for more than 100 years, the house was moved across the road to a new site where it will be restored, offered for sale and assured of preservation. Read more
Story by Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer. Photo by Julie Weatherbee.
“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” Charles Schulz
Marcia’s Aunt Betty has a cookbook with the inscription, “Marjorie learned to cook out of this cookbook, so it is hers.” It was signed simply, “Mama.” Marjorie, Marcia’s grandmother, was a wonderful cook. Read more