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14254
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The wreck of the Old 97 locomotive took place near the North Carolina-Virginia border in 1903, and descriptions of the occurrence continue to be revived.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 2, June 1947, p11, 35, f
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14265
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Another story of unusual interest about old homes is that of Myrtle Bower, in Edgecombe County, built in the 1820s. Home of the Hart family for generations, down its shady avenue rode the gentry of a century ago, and along the same road came the marauding army, or parts of it, of the notorious Sherman in 1865.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 4, June 1947, p27-28, f
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14263
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Mr. N. R. Hedgecock has a most unusual vocation - he duplicates the kind of bricks that were made in this country during the colonial era, and he uses exactly the same methods.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 4, June 1947, p11, 29
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14272
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Family seat of one of the oldest families in the Piedmont section of North Carolina, the Old Spurgeon Home is a ten room mansion still in a fine state of preservation.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 6, July 1947, p8, 19, f
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14331
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The Struan House, located near Asheville, contains many distinctive architectural features of the Greek Revival type. It has also had an interesting history, being sold for nonpayment of taxes.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 7, July 1947, p8-9, il
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14342
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The progressive Palmer Memorial Institute, which is spreading culture and reducing illiteracy in North Carolina, has its roots deep in the soil of North Carolina, and has been an integral part of the community of Sedalia for almost a half century.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 9, Aug 1947, p6-7,20
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14343
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Mrs. Anna Morrison Jackson was the wife of the famous Confederate General Thomas \"Stonewall\" Jackson. She was born in Charlotte in 1831 and dedicated her life to the upbringing of her daughter Julia Jackson.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 9, Aug 1947, p8-9, il
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14346
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It was near the historic old home of Kelvin Grove that the ram, Albemarle, was built on the Roanoke River by North Carolina workmen.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 10, Aug 1947, p4,30, il
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14347
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Instead of waiting to rebuild old structures after they have collapsed, Salem is doing its best to preserve its historic landmarks.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 10, Aug 1947, p6-7, il
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14353
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Eleanor Swain was the daughter of the president of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and she created a state-wide sensation when she married a Yankee general at the close of the Civil War.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 13, Aug 1947, p6-7, por
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14399
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In the historic town of Plymouth stands lovely Grace Episcopal Church, the meeting place of the landed gentry in ante-bellum days and the choice house of worship for wealthy merchants and ship-owners. The handsome Gothic building, one of the treasured shrines of North Carolina, was designed and erected by the eminent church architect, Richard Upjohn, and founded in 1837.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 14, Sept 1947, p7, 19-20, f
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14401
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Three miles north of Raleigh, on the Wake Forest road, stands historic \"Crabtree,\" one of the oldest plantation homes in Wake County. The estates was patented in the 1740s by Nathaniel Jones and the mansion built in 1795. Six generations of the same family have since lived here.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 15, Sept 1947, p9, 20-21, f
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14410
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Standing forlorn and lonely, Cricket Lodge is the place where John Henry Boner was born; the greatest poet produced by the settlement of all Wachovia.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 18, Oct 1947, p3-4, 28, f
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14408
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Thanks to the foresight of the early settlers, there are still many beautiful boxwood gardens to be found in various sections such as Panther Creek near Winston-Salem, Belmont near Linwood, Buck Creek near Marion, and Connemara between Hendersonville and Asheville.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 17, Sept 1947, p10, 21, f
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14433
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Rich in historical associations, the First Presbyterian Church of Charlotte is one of only two large-city churches in the country that occupy an entire city block in the heart of the business district.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 25, Nov 1947, p3-4, il
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