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Charlotte-Mecklenburg History with Dan Morrill

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Dr. Dan Morrill, a retired professor from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and retired Director of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission discusses the history of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County in North Carolina. These views are Dan's own and do not represent those of anyone or anything else. Please follow Dan on Instagram at danmorrill.

Dr. Dan Morrill, a retired professor from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and retired Director of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission discusses the history of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County in North Carolina. These views are Dan's own and do not represent those of anyone or anything else. Please follow Dan on Instagram at danmorrill.

Location:

United States

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Dr. Dan Morrill, a retired professor from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and retired Director of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission discusses the history of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County in North Carolina. These views are Dan's own and do not represent those of anyone or anything else. Please follow Dan on Instagram at danmorrill.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Story of Charlotte Streetcar 85

6/13/2021
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian discusses the history of trolleys in Charlotte and the restoration of Streetcar 85.

Duration:00:43:38

Special Guest Austin Kirkland

5/30/2021
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian, is joined by special guest Austin Kirkland. Austin is the future owner of the L.L. Polk Birthplace in Polkton.

Duration:00:46:52

Happy Anniversary Preserve Mecklenburg!

5/23/2021
For the 2nd anniversary of Preserve Mecklenburg, Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian discusses all their projects.

Duration:00:44:23

Preserved African American Churches of Mecklenburg County

3/14/2021
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian discusses the preservation of several historic African American churches in Mecklenburg County.

Duration:00:42:21

Special Guest Andre Kearns: A Personal View of African American History

2/21/2021
Special guest Andre Kearns joins Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian, to discuss his family's history in Mecklenburg County.

Duration:00:43:54

James K. isn't the only N.C. Polk

1/31/2021
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian gives an update on Preserve Mecklenburg's projects, including the possibility of Leonidas Polk birthplace in Anson County.

Duration:00:44:32

Part Two: Historic Tour of Northern Mecklenburg County

1/17/2021
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian concludes his tour of historic properties in northern Mecklenburg County.

Duration:00:42:11

Historic Tour of Northern Mecklenburg County

1/10/2021
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian begins his tour of historic properties in northern Mecklenburg County.

Duration:00:44:51

African American History in Mecklenburg County

1/3/2021
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian, begins his discussion of the history of the African American influence on the built environment in Mecklenburg County.

Duration:00:42:12

Preserve Mecklenburg Year in Review

12/27/2020
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian reviews Preserve Mecklenburg's projects of 2020.

Duration:00:34:23

Old Hickory of The Waxhaws

12/20/2020
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian continues his discussion of locally-born U.S. Presidents. In this episode the topic is Andrew Jackson.

Duration:00:48:37

James K. Polk Did What?

12/13/2020
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian continues his discussion of the Spanish influence in Mecklenburg County, including the role played by James K. Polk.

Duration:00:46:18

Thank the Spanish for Barbecue

12/6/2020
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian discusses the Spanish influence in Mecklenburg County.

Duration:00:42:46

Meet Us at The Big Rock: Indigenous Peoples of Mecklenburg County

11/29/2020
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian discusses the indigenous people of Mecklenburg County.

Duration:00:43:10

Charlotte's Lost Properties

11/22/2020
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian discusses some of Charlotte's historic properties that were lost to the wrecking ball.

Duration:00:42:09

Saving Charlotte's Most Famous Garden

11/15/2020
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian discusses the Elizabeth Lawrence Garden and how it may be threatened.

Duration:00:41:09

UDO is not an Under the Door Octopus

11/8/2020
We're back after some time off! Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian discusses the impact of the UDO (Unified Development Ordinance) on historic preservation in Charlotte.

Duration:00:42:07

A Tour of Fourth Ward

10/11/2020
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian takes you on a tour of Fourth Ward in Charlotte, NC.

Duration:00:42:29

Fourth Ward: A Preservation Turning Point

10/4/2020
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian tells the story of how Fourth Ward began the historic preservation movement in Charlotte, NC.

Duration:00:43:23

A Tour of Charlotte's Historic Fire Stations

9/27/2020
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, retired UNCC history professor and award-winning local historian takes you on a tour of Charlotte's historic fire stations.

Duration:00:43:38