Season 2, Episode 3: The Riches Underneath Charlotte

In this supersized episode, host Jeremy Markovich goes looking for Charlotte’s original gold mines, and then gets inside a vault that’s full of billions of dollars to understand how North Carolina’s biggest city ended up being the place where the state stores its money.


Jeremy Markovich: writer, producer, editor, host

James Mieczkowski: production help

Kimberly Simpson: digital manager

Elizabeth Hudson: editor-in-chief

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Special Thanks: Falfurrias Capital Partners; Laura Fortunato, The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Photograph by Chris Austin