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Archie Davis helped found North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park in the 1960s. The park opened with the goals of providing jobs and working for education on and off campus. Throughout its existence, it has done both by working with the nearby universities and by drawing companies, like IBM, to the area.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 4, September 2014, p44-46, 48,50-51, il, por Periodical Website
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28003
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An old school house has become an outlet for vision, hope, and music. Jay Miller renovated the former Murphey School in Durham County to be used as a place for nonprofits to gather and music to be played. The school’s history is detailed and its current renovation is detailed. The old school building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 33, August 2010, p32-33 Periodical Website
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30744
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One student’s perspective working as a living history tour guide at the Duke Homestead State Historic Site. The homestead site, in Durham, NC is the tobacco plantation that contains a tobacco history museum and the Duke family farmhouse built in 1852.
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30799
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Progress was made on the newest three NC historic sites. In Cabarrus county, stabilizing infrastructure was placed at Reed Gold Mine, the site of the country's first documented discovery of gold. North Carolina is in the process of recording the deed to the 37-acre Duke Homestead site, which will remain a living history site while adding a visitor's center and tobacco history museum. NC is waiting on approval for plans to improve Fort Dobbs in Statesville.
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18282
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Continuing his travels around the state, Goerch describes the things of interest he found in Durham County. He states \"that Durham County can well afford to brag about other things besides its tobacco industry and Duke University.\" For example, at Bennett Place General Johnston surrendered all Confederate forces to General Sherman in 1865, and the Judge Duncan Cameron home was built in 1805 and has remained in the family ever since.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 9 Issue 9, Aug 1941, p3-6, 26-28, il
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