Collections About our Collection The Collection of NC State Historic Sites and Properties is made up of more than 80,000 artifacts spanning 400+ years of North Carolina history. It encompasses a broad range of objects that help interpret the state’s rich history. One aspect of our mission is to interpret North Carolina history through the acquisition, preservation, and presentation of artifacts. Search Our Collection Search the combined collections of NC Historic Sites and the NC Museum of History. Donate an Artifact Information on donating an artifact to a specific site and NC Historic Sites Appraisal Information Information on obtaining an appraisal for your object. Artifact Care Information on caring for your textiles, documents, books, photographs, and furniture. What do we collect? What kinds of artifacts are we looking for? Collections Policies The policies that govern artifact loans and donations.