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Black History in Lake Norman

Thurgood Marshall, the first African American to become a Supreme Court Justice, once said, “In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute”. Throughout the history of America, the black community has continuously been deprived of equality after the atrocities…

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A Historical Drive Around Lake Norman

Lake Norman has an abundance of historical sites and landmarks one can visit and learn about. Whether you're a long-time resident or planning a trip, we've put together our first historical drive checklist that will guide you to the popular historical sites the area has to offer. So buckle up, and…

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Diving In: Huntersville's Historical Restaurants

The town of Huntersville is rich in history that can still be seen today, whether it's a historical attraction like the Latta Plantation and Rural Hill or even a restaurant. For those of you who enjoy going to historical places, we encourage you to check out the spots below that offer great food and…

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Diving In: Beaver Dam Historic Home

When people think of historical attractions near Lake Norman, one might think about the Historic Latta Plantation or Rural Hill. Not many people may know, but there is another property that has deep roots to the area, specifically the town of Davidson. We'll take a closer look at one of the area's…

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15 Historical Facts About Lake Norman

The history of Lake Norman and the lakeside of Charlotte have a lot of fun facts that many people, including long-time residents, don't know about. We did a little research and dug up a collection of facts that might make you smarter than a Lake Norman native! 1. There are entire towns under Lake…

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Diving In: Cornelius' Historical Eats

Cornelius is a town filled with beautiful lakefront parks, family fun activities, and our favorite -- great places to eat. It's hard to pass up a good ole' meal especially if it's had at one of these great locations! We have highlighted some of the most authentic and historic restaurants in…

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Diving In: Oak Street Mill

Cornelius has a ton of history to it and one of its popular shopping places is the Oak Street Mill. When you enter the building you immediately step back in time with a huge collection of antiques and…

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