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THE HALL

The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, which inducted its first class in 1963, celebrates excellence and extraordinary achievement in athletics. The Hall of Fame also commemorates and memorializes exceptional accomplishments in sports for the inspiration and enjoyment of all North Carolinians, especially the youth, through popular exhibits and educational displays.

Notable accomplishments of many of the Hall of Fame members are showcased in a 3,000-square foot museum on the third floor of the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. The museum’s address is 5 East Edenton Street, and it is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free.


Inductees

NCSHOF currently has 336 members,

the first class was inducted in 1963.

NCSHOF Museum

The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame is located on the third floor

of the N.C Museum of History in downtown Raleigh.

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Help us continue to tell the rich history of North Carolina sport from the heart

of stock car racing to college basketball on famed Tobacco Road.

    NCSHOF News and Announcements

    • Steve Vacendak - Hall of Fame Acceptance Speech

    • By Steve Vacendak 05/21/2017, 11:45am EDT
    • For me, there is no doubt that much of what this evening is all about is the recognition and appreciation for all the help, motivation, and direction I have received from so many outstanding and caring people over the years.
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    • North Wilkesboro Speedway Opens - Roots of NASCAR

    • By NC Natural and Cultural Resources 05/18/2017, 7:45am EDT
    • On May 18, 1947, the North Wilkesboro Speedway opened its doors to a crowd of more than 10,000 spectators who watched Fonty Flock win the first official race held there. The 5/8-mile oval dirt track was well-known for challenging the best of drivers.
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    • HOF Member Hugh Morton's Golf Outing Endures

    • By Bob Holliday 05/17/2017, 7:15am EDT
    • MORTON, WHO DIED IN 2006, IS REMEMBERED FOR MANY THINGS. HE WAS THE OWNER OF GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN. HE WAS A MAJOR FORCE IN THE NORTH CAROLINA TOURISM INDUSTRY. AND OF COURSE HE WAS A PHOTOGRAPHER EXTRAODINAIRE. BUT “THE OUTING,” HIS OUTING, WAS A CREATION MORTON HELD DEAR.
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    North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame

    5 E. Edenton Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601
    919-845-3455


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