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Purgatory Mountain was elected as the site of the North Carolina Zoological Park, set to open in 1975. The mountain and its surrounding acreage were a gift to the state by citizens of Randolph County. This article discusses the history and development of the area.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 21, April 1972, p7-8, il
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In this third of a series of articles on North Carolina's state parks, Constantino discusses the “hidden” state parks. They are the newest parks in the system and are little known outside their areas because they are either totally undeveloped or have a minimum of interim development for public use. The parks are Crowder's Mountain, Raven Rock, Eno River, Medoc Mountain, Merchant's Millpond, Dismal Swamp, Goose Creek, and the Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area.
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In this second of a series of articles on North Carolina's state parks, Constantino discusses Hammocks Beach State Park. It is the only island park in the state system and is reached by two free passenger ferries that make one round trip each hour. Constantino discusses the park's history and recreational facilities.
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In this first of a series of articles on North Carolina's state parks, Constantino discusses the history of the system and what areas it comprises. State parks are widely scattered over the state from the mountains to the coast.
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In this continuing series of articles on North Carolina's state parks, Constantino discusses the six state parks that include registered Natural Landmarks. The parks are Mount Mitchell on the Blue Ridge Parkway; Mount Jefferson near West Jefferson; Stone Mountain west of Roaring Gap; Pilot Mountain north of Winston-Salem; Piedmont Beech Natural Area in William B. Umstead near Raleigh; and Jockey's Ridge at Nags Head.
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In this continuing series of articles on North Carolina's state parks, Constantino discusses Pettigrew State Park, which lies in Washington and Tyrell counties and features many natural and recreational attractions. The historic Somerset Place Plantation, the home of the Josiah Collins family, is located there and is administered by the state as a historic site.
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9466
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In this continuing series on North Carolina's state parks, Constantino discusses Jones Lake State Park. The lake covers 224 acres and is one of the Carolina Bays, whose origin is a geologic mystery. Constantino discusses the park's public facilities, hiking trails and nature study, wildlife, and the state's master plan for the lake.
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9469
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In this continuing series on North Carolina's state parks, Constantino discusses Carolina Beach State Park. The park is fifteen miles south of Wilmington and covers1,732 acres.
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In this continuing series of articles on North Carolina's state parks, Constantino discusses the William B. Umstead State Park. The 5,000-acre park is situated in the populous Research Triangle Park region and is visited by almost half a million visitors annually.
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