Of Interest

Links to places that are related to what I have on the site.

Statesville Historical Collection
Quite an interesting collection of ephemera and materials related to the history of Statesville NC. They just happen to have a press kit for The Boneyard, which was filmed in the old Davis Hospital.

The last great bastion of the old guard urban explorers. UER has been a great resource since 2002, though the site has slowed down in recent years. I’ve been a member myself since 2003.

A website from the State Library of NC with articles on just about anything you might want to know about North Carolina.

This Day In North Carolina History
See what happened today in history or search for a specific date.

Historic Aerials Viewer
Wonder what an area looked like in say, the 1950s? Plug in a location and browse all the available aerial shots. I’ve used this with great success to discover new sites to metal detect on.

Preservation NC
A nonprofit that has been working since 1939 to preserve historic structures and places in North Carolina.

O’Boyle Photo
Shaun O’Boyle’s photos of the old Mt Loretto Girl’s Orphanage in NY are some of my favorite UE shots of all time, and I think they influenced how I take photos at least a little bit.

History Rambler – Flickr
Mark has some great shots from down east. He also has some drone footage of abandonments on his youtube channel.

Abandoned Southeast
A massive UE site with tons of locations and great photos.

The Forgotten South
Large site, lots of content. If you want to look at old places for hours and daydream what might have been, this might be the place.

Carolina Crossroads
“Discovering the Carolinas, one community at a time.”

Library of Congress US newspaper archives
Perfect when researching genealogy or local events and places, with newspapers all the way back to 1690.

DigitalNC newspaper collection
Smaller local papers possibly not available from the library of congress may be available here.

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