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Record #:
15434
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Old Christmas, sometimes known as Little Christmas, Twelfth Day, or Epiphany, is a celebration taking place on the twelfth day after Christmas, counting Christmas as the first day and marking the end of the Christmas holidays. Rodanthe is the only place in North Carolina where the custom of celebrating Old Christmas is continued, and this is traditional with the inhabitants there, the custom having been handed down from the English ancestors who settled on that strip of shore.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 29, Dec 1936, p1, 21
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Record #:
15499
Abstract:
One of the most important national historic shrines is old Fort Raleigh, located on Roanoke Island, visited yearly by thousands of people from all over the United States. Scenes from more than 350 years ago are now being reconstructed at Fort Raleigh to preserve the area as it would have originally been built.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 3 Issue 41, Mar 1936, p5, 30, f
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