Books by Wade Dudley

Historic Photos of Winston-Salem

Historic Photos of Winston-Salem

Wade Dudley

In 1766, Moravian settlers, most having migrated to the Crown colony of North Carolina from Pennsylvania, established the town of Salem. Over eight decades, Salem became a key transportation nexus for...

Historic Photos of North Carolina

Historic Photos of North Carolina

Wade Dudley

Native North Carolinians tend to learn the state toast (adopted by the General Assembly in 1957) in childhood. As with the state motto, Esse Quam Videri (To be rather than to seem), such words from...

Historic Photos of Wilmington

Historic Photos of Wilmington

Wade Dudley

For a century after its incorporation in 1740, Wilmington, North Carolina remained a sleepy port city. Then, the coming of steam-power, especially railroad and steamship, enabled a steady growth. War,...

Remembering North Carolina

Remembering North Carolina

Wade Dudley

“Here’s to the land of the longleaf pine” holds an amazing power to inspire North Carolinians. Words are fine for inspiration, and for recording the achievements of those who once...

Remembering Wilmington

Remembering Wilmington

Wade Dudley

The story of Wilmington, North Carolina, is a story of rivers, sounds, and sea, and of a city that grew near the places where those waters mingled. It is the story of a port that became the...

Remembering Winston-Salem

Remembering Winston-Salem

Wade Dudley

In 1766, Moravian settlers, most having migrated to the Crown colony of North Carolina from Pennsylvania, established the town of Salem. Over eight decades, Salem became a key transportation nexus for...