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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.

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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.

    The Story of Charlotte Streetcar 85

    The Story of Charlotte Streetcar 85

    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.

    • 43 min
    Special Guest Austin Kirkland

    Special Guest Austin Kirkland

    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.

    • 46 min
    Happy Anniversary Preserve Mecklenburg!

    Happy Anniversary Preserve Mecklenburg!

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

    • 44 min
    Preserved African American Churches of Mecklenburg County

    Preserved African American Churches of Mecklenburg County

    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.

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

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

    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.

    • 43 min
    James K. isn't the only N.C. Polk

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

    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.

    • 44 min

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A Charlotte gem

This guys name pops up in every article and book related to Charlotte History. A true well of knowledge. So glad he has a podcast now

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Required Listening for Anyone Interested in Charlotte’s History

If you want to understand and connect with the local history of Charlotte, NC, this podcast is for you. Dr. Morrill knows how to tell a great story. I took his classes at UNCC twenty years ago and it feels like being right back in the classroom!

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