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Tar Heel Junior Historian Magazine

Tar Heel Junior Historian first magazine got its start in 1961! The NC Museum of History currently publishes this fun and fact-filled youth magazine twice annually. Each issue focuses on a theme related to North Carolina history and culture. Club members receive free copies. Library and private subscriptions are available. Back issues are available for purchase.


The Tar Heel Junior Historian Association will receive the 2016 Dan Wilkinson WRAL Conservation Communication Award. The Wake District Board of Supervisors will honor the Tar Heel Junior Historian Association for its “wonderful magazine that enlightens North Carolinians on their agricultural and conservation history,” at their 51st Annual Conservation Awards Celebration on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at the Wake County Office Park's Commons Building.

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Past THJH articles are available on the North Carolina Digital Collection.