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Record #:
10617
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On October 19, 1970, Governor Robert W. Scott and Commissioner of Agriculture James A. Graham will honor more than 700 Century Farm Families at the N.C. State Fair. The families, who have maintained ownership of family farmland for more than 100 years, will be served lunch and receive a certificate signed by Governor Scott and Commissioner Graham. Additionally, each family will be guests of the fair for the evening show at Dorton Arena and a permanent plaque listing all of the families by county will be installed at the fairgrounds.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 38 Issue 7, Sept 1970, p18, 27, il
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28490
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The Mount View Farm near Chapel Hill, NC has been a part of the Neville family since 1756. The history this farm and several other Bicentennial and Century Farms across North Carolina are detailed. Family members discuss the importance of the farms to their families and their identities.
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Record #:
32219
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The North Carolina State Fair is the biggest and most gala celebration of the harvest. This year, the 103rd fair presents a nine-day “Salute to Agriculture” October 16-24, with special programs honoring the State’s Century Farm Families. These families are those who own and farm land that has been in the same family one-hundred years or longer.
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