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939
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The Confederate Navy Yard in Charlotte operated for three years during the American Civil War.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 60 Issue 9, Feb 1993, p32-34, por
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1208
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Uwharrie National Forest occupies parts of Montgomery, Randolph, and Davidson Counties, and offers hunting, boating, hiking, camping, and fishing galore to nature lovers.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 4, Sept 1993, p34-36, por
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The North Carolina Transportation Museum at Historic Spencer Shops north of Salisbury attracts 80,000 visitors a year. Visitors to the museum can see various types of transportation in static displays and in live operation.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 2, July 1994, p16-18, il
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1728
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Dirt-track racing, dating to the 1940s, has a colorful history and a strong cult following in North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 2, July 1994, p19-23, il
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Waxhaw, in Union County, has transformed itself from a town on the brink of extinction into a place of antique shops and historic attractions, including Andrew Jackson's controversial birthplace.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 11, Apr 1994, p10, 12, il
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2029
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Bryson City, county seat of Swain County, attracts thousands of tourists to its scenic mountains, historical attractions, and outdoor activities, yet still maintains its small-town, down-home atmosphere.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 12, May 1994, p15-16, il
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2450
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With over 20,000 farms in the state growing vegetables, roadside produce stands are numerous and well stocked. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture has a book listing 300 of them - DIRECT DIRECTORY.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 3, Aug 1995, p25-26, il
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2492
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Created with General Assembly funding in 1974 and having 5,500 acres of forest and fourteen miles of mountain streams, South Mountain State Park in Burke County offers many activities for the adventurous young or old.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 4, Sept 1995, p25-27, il
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2887
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Although reduced in number by franchises and shopping-mall eateries, small-town diners, including BJ's in Polkton and Sherry's Family Style Restaurant in Ramseur, still serve up good food in a friendly atmosphere.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 1, June 1996, p26-29, il
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3045
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Situated on Balls Creek near Catawba, Murray's Mill is one of the largest and best preserved of the state's remaining water-powered gristmills. Built in 1912-13, the mill is now owned by the Catawba County Historical Association.
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Around the world, over 20,000 individuals recreate the military lifestyle of the American Civil War with historical accuracy in dress and battles. Over 600 reenactors in 15 units in the state bring local history to life.
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Love Valley, located in Iredell County, is the result of one man's dream to build an Old West town. Started in 1954 by Andy Barker, the town features Western-style structures, rodeos, and many riding trails.
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Incorporated in 1876, the Moore County town of Cameron, population around 200, has enjoyed prosperity through naval stores (1870-1910) and dewberry crops (until after World War II), and currently as a Sandhills antique center.
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Discovery of gold near Eldorado in Montgomery County in the late 19th-century drew hundreds of speculators to the area. With 47,000 acres of Uwharrie Forest and 6,000 acres of water nearby, tourism is Eldorado's new gold rush.
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Originating in the 1920s when some friends dug a pond and stocked it with frogs, Frog Pond, in Stanly County, maintains its small-town charm.
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