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Before she was an acclaimed novelist, Susan Kelly of Rutherfordton, was a summer camper. Although Camp Yonahlossee outside Blowing Rock has been long closed, the memories of those days, which she recounts in this article, still linger.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 1, June 2013, p146-150, 152, il Periodical Website
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20138
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In the 1950s, tobacco barns dotted North Carolina with nearly half a million locations statewide. Made for curing the state's top commodity, today only around 50,000 of these barns still stand.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 3, Aug 2013, p124-126, 128, 130, 132-133, f Periodical Website
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21668
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Kelly recounts the early days of telephoning in North Carolina when a person picked up the phone and the operator said, \"Number please.\"
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 10, Mar 2014, p40-42, 44, 46, 48, il Periodical Website
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22101
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Each person who spends days at the beach brings back unforgettable memories. Kelly recounts what life at the beach was like for her in the 1960s.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 5, May 2014, p122-124, 126, 128, il Periodical Website
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22568
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This article discusses the various exhibits at the Greensboro Science Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. Exhibits vary from aquatic animals, to dinosaurs, reptiles and even rare Asian swimming cats. The author also mentions the future plans of the center and upcoming science exhibits.
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22623
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This article profiles a North Carolina Stable owner and her lifelong obsession with horses. Danielle Veasy, owner and founder of Southern Oaks in Moore County, North Carolina has spent her entire life working, riding, and raising horses.
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22622
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This article profiles Black Cadillac Olds in Greensboro, North Carolina. Founded by Bill Black II in 1955, the dealership has been selling Cadillac in North Carolina ever since.
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22620
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Sally Winey is the owner and founder of Winey Bears Country Store in Oak Island, North Carolina.
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22774
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Today, the High Point Market is the largest home furnishing trade show in the world, but it was not always so prominent. This article highlights the history of the furniture industry and the evolution of the High Point Market into a successful affair.
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22790
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Richard Ritter, from Bakersville, North Carolina, is a renowned glassblower and one of nineteen individuals to be named a North Carolina Living Treasure. He describes the tedious process of glassblowing and introduces a number of tools used in glass artistry.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 8, January 2015, p112-114, il, por Periodical Website
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24066
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Tweetsie Railroad has been a vital part of Western North Carolina culture since it was part of the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad in the early-twentieth century. Today the railroad and the theme park are intertwined, as they have been since the re-opening of the tracks as a tourist attraction in 1957.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 5, October 2015, p150-152, il, map Periodical Website
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24068
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The Grandfather Trail at Grandfather Mountain is an extremely strenuous and daunting trail leading to one of the highest points in the eastern United States, MacRae Peak. The Trail features ladders up rocky cliffs, rock scrambles, narrow passages, and steep inclines, but the view of the wilderness and the Blue Ridge Mountains is well worth the exertion.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 5, October 2015, p206-210, 212, 214, il, por, map Periodical Website
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24065
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Linville Gorge is known for its breathtaking views and rugged terrain. A waterfall rushes at the bottom of the gorge, a site that the author highly recommends for all adventurers who like to explore the unbeaten path.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 5, October 2015, p136-138, il, map Periodical Website
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24067
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Navitat Canopy Adventures in Barnardsville, North Carolina offers visitors two-hour canopy tours over the wilderness of Buncombe County. The zip line-based tours provide spectacular views of the Blue Ridge and thrills for the adventurer.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 5, October 2015, p186-188, 190, il, por, map Periodical Website
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24261
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Dolly Madison, wife of President James Madison, was born in Guilford County, North Carolina. She was a known entertainer, but the origin of her red velvet dress remains a mystery for historians and curators. Some speculate that this dress may be made from the white house curtains, while others think it may have been a separate purchase, The dress has been on display in the National Portrait Gallery and in the Smithsonian, but today it resides in the Greensboro Historical Museum.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 3, August 2015, p108-110, 112, il, por, map Periodical Website
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