‘Persistence and survival’: One of N.C.’s largest plantations tells story of slavery

DURHAM — The thumb prints of enslaved people are molded into the bricks. There are knuckle prints too, formed from slaves gripping the clay, turning over the bricks to harden in the sunlight. Up higher on the wall of the former slave dwelling, the markings of five little toes can be seen — the foot of an enslaved child leaving its mark. More than 900 … Continue reading ‘Persistence and survival’: One of N.C.’s largest plantations tells story of slavery

50 Surprising Outlander Facts to Get You Ready for the Season 5 Premiere

Perhaps, these aren’t a surprise to most; but, they might be for some. We’re in the final stretch of Droughtlander, and all our burning questions will be answered (hopefully) when Outlander season 5 premieres Feb. 16 on Starz. Will Brianna and Roger finally be happy? Will Jamie betray rebel Murtagh and turn him over to the Redcoats? And most importantly, will we see more “intimate moments” between … Continue reading 50 Surprising Outlander Facts to Get You Ready for the Season 5 Premiere

Here’s What Happens in the 5th Outlander Book, So You Can Prepare For S5 of the Show

**Spoiler ALERT!** **Spoiler ALERT!**  If you don’t want to know, don’t read! Bad news, Outlander fans – season five won’t be premiering until Feb. 16, 2020. But the good news is that the book on which the season is based gives us all we need to know about what the season will entail. Read on to find out what you can look forward to, but … Continue reading Here’s What Happens in the 5th Outlander Book, So You Can Prepare For S5 of the Show

How to Visit Outlander’s Craigh Na Dun Stones in Real Life

No time-travel required. While many of Outlander‘s enthusiastic fans watch the show for its passionate love stories, rich exploration of history, and gorgeous costumes, at its core, the Starz series is rooted in science fiction. Claire Randall’s entire life shifts when she travels back in time through the stones at Craigh na Dun, and without that journey, there would be no plot to thwart the … Continue reading How to Visit Outlander’s Craigh Na Dun Stones in Real Life

Outlander Season 5 Won’t Premiere Until 2020 — Find Out Why

Dinna plan to check in with Jamie, Claire & Co. until after Hogmanay, Outlander fans. The historical drama won’t return until early 2020, Starz Chief Operating Officer Jeffrey Hirsch told reporters at the Television Critics Association summer press tour Friday. Production on Season 5 began in May and was chronicled by a video showing the cast — including Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Duncan Lacroix, Sophie Skelton … Continue reading Outlander Season 5 Won’t Premiere Until 2020 — Find Out Why

Outlander S4 Epi 3 | LOCATION: THE SCOTTISH FESTIVAL

I am so glad they highlighted some of the people behind the scene, the detailed set designs and all of the extras. ~ Vida   The Scottish festival, at which Roger has been invited to give a performance playing his guitar, takes place in the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina so, unknowingly, Brianna is traveling across the same countryside as her parents in the … Continue reading Outlander S4 Epi 3 | LOCATION: THE SCOTTISH FESTIVAL

Outlander Photos and Video Reveal Jamie and Claire’s New Life in America

Executive producer Maril Davis talks the perils of recreating the New World: “You’re never going to get the heat and humidity of North Carolina in Scotland.” Ask someone who hasn’t seen a single episode of Outlander to explain the series, and they may still be able to tell you two details: 1) This is a story that takes place in Scotland, and 2) it’s a … Continue reading Outlander Photos and Video Reveal Jamie and Claire’s New Life in America