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24265
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Charlotte's Mint Museum of Art has a fashion collection with over 10,000 historical articles of clothing. These garments provide insight into the history of clothing design and are pieces of art that teach us much about American culture.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 3, August 2015, p164-168, il, map Periodical Website
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24263
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Gabe Bratton owns and operates Gabrielle Handmade Jewelry in Raleigh. As a metal works artist, she specializes in jewelry made with lace. She creates bracelets, necklaces, rings, and earrings from table clothes, wedding dresses, or veils, among other garments.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 3, August 2015, p126-132, il, por, map Periodical Website
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24603
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North Carolinians have a distinct accent, although there are many different dialects. Author and North Carolina native, Susan Stafford Kelly takes on the task of describing the Southern word pronunciation without using traditional linguistic terms.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 4, September 2014, p111-112,114, 116, il Periodical Website
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24746
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Starlight Café in Greenville serves high quality food and supports the farm to table concept. Most of the food served at Starlight Café is grown and raised at Starlight Farm and Gardens while additional food comes from nearby towns such a La Grange, Goldsboro, and Snow Hill.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 7, December 2015, p50, 52-53, il, por, map Periodical Website
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24787
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In 1954, Whiteville funeral director A.D. Peacock discovered seven children living in dire conditions without any familial support. This experience prompted Peacock to found what is today known as the Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina, a permanent residence program for at-risk children.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 8, January 2016, p122-123, il, por Periodical Website
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25100
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Three antique shops in North Carolina have a number of collectors’ items that one may not find in larger antique stores. This article describes the Antique Tobacco Barn in Asheville, SuzAnna’s Antiques in Raleigh, and Seaport Antiques in Morehead City, highlighting the types of antiques found in each.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 11, April 2016, p108-110, 112-115, il, por, map Periodical Website
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26732
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The Grimes Plantation is one of the oldest properties in Pitt County and it was named for Confederate general Bryan Grimes who became a prominent farmer in Pitt County after the Civil War. Eddie Smith, a native of Lexington, has restored Grimesland Plantation to its original painting and details.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p82-101, il, por Periodical Website
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26734
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Bee Charmer is a honey tasting bar located in the heart of downtown Asheville that boasts a wide variety of honeys from all around the world. Very similar to a wine tasting bar, Bee Charmer has honeys from Italy, France, and other countries.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p110-112, 114, il, por Periodical Website
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26740
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Located in Warren County touching the border with Virginia, Ridgeway is one of the lesser-known food capitals of North Carolina, and some of their principle cantaloupe farmers are the Holtzmann family. The Holtzmann family even have documents related to cantaloupe shipments associated with the 1939 meeting between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and King George VI.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p146-152, il, por Periodical Website
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27406
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Plant nurseries and their owners from all throughout North Carolina are given reviews. Plant nurseries are included from Raleigh, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Arden.
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27821
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Holiday Tours, founded in Level Cross in 1978, is a bus tour company that provides charter service and takes tourists all over the country. Nancy and Dwight Thompson started their business with just one bus and now that number has grown to 72. The goal of Holiday Tours is to make an enjoyable travel experience where 50 people who initially don’t know each other feel like family by the end of the trip.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 10, March 2017, p80-82, 84, il, por, map Periodical Website
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27824
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The Battle of Guilford Courthouse is now considered a decisive battle of the American Revolution. The fateful meeting between Major General Nathanael Greene and Lieutenant General Charles Cornwallis occurred on March 15, 1781, just seven months prior to Cornwallis’ surrender at Yorktown. Each year, 300 to 500 reenactors partake in the reenactment of this battle at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 10, March 2017, p106-129, il, por Periodical Website
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27825
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The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) includes artifacts from seven different states—North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia. The decorative arts refer to objects created for domestic use such as furniture, pottery, and candles. The museum has objects dating from the establishment of Jamestown until the beginning of the Civil War. These pieces of art tell stories of a way of life very different from our own.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 10, March 2017, p130-134, 136, il, por, map Periodical Website
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28493
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The Atlantic Beach Seafood & Fresh Market’s success as a 3rd generation family business is described. The Kamile and Chandler Willis met at the restaurant, married, and now are taking control of the successful Atlantic Beach institution. Stories of the family, the couple, and the family business are told.
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28491
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Once a stagecoach stop, Washburn’s General Store in Rutherford County is where the locals eat lunch and orders come in from around the world. The history of the general store and its owners are detailed. The store has been in the family for five generations and remains a pillar of the local community.
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