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24570
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Joseph Hewes (1730-1779) was a successful merchant who became involved in politics in North Carolina and eventually went on to sign the Declaration of Independence for North Carolina. He served as a representative of the Continental Congress; this article presents his lasting impacts on the state and in Edenton, the town in which Hewes lived.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 22, April 1972, p6-8, il, por
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35776
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Winemaking, starting during the 16th century, had become an important state and national industry by the 19th. Winemakers that contributed to its state and national prominence included Paul Garrett. In fact, by the early twentieth century, his five wineries were producing the best-selling brand in the America, “Virginia Dare.” As for modern day winemakers Stanley believed spurred this tradition’s comeback, they included Duplin Wine Cellars in Rose Hill.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 6, Oct 1979, p26-28
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37360
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Transcription of the record dated Edenton, NC, Sept. 16, 1752. The author talks about Mr. Corbin, Lord Granville’s Agent.
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36269
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The measurement of Edenton’s historical significance to North Carolina extends back the mid eighteenth century, when it was the state capital. The measure of its history extends to modern day, with the town’s efforts to preserve its Colonial roots. This is evident in facilities such as the courthouse, built in 1767, and historic houses such as the Barker House, built in 1783.