by Charly Mann
Chapel Hill has been the Southern Part Of Heaven since a book of that name was published in 1950 by William Meade Prince (1893-1951). Prince grew up in Chapel Hill, and was an accomplished illustrator. The book is an illustrated story about his youth in Chapel Hill at the turn of the 20th century. In subsequent installments on this website I will publish some excerpts from it.
Full content including photographs now available on a subscription basis.
See Subscribe button in upper right corner.
What is it that binds us to this place as to no other? It is not the well or the bell or the stone walls. or the crisp October nights. No, our love for this place is based upon the fact that it is as it was meant to be, The University of the People.