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1790
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Founded in 1952, Henderson County's Flat Rock Playhouse, North Carolina's official state theater, continues to stage dramas, musicals, and comedies for some 50,000 playgoers each summer.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 3, Aug 1994, p24-25, il
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5885
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Robroy Farquhar discovered Flat Rock in 1940, and soon moved his theater troupe, the Vagabond Players, from New York City to the North Carolina mountains. Sauls discusses the development of the Flat Rock Playhouse, which the North Carolina General Assembly designated in 1961 as the "State Theater of North Carolina" and which is rated today as one of the nation's top ten summer theaters.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 2, July 2003, p78-80, il, por Periodical Website
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35699
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A Mountains tours covered a host of interests. History buffs may step back into their favorite time periods in places such as the Farmers Curb Market and Biltmore Homespun Shop. For nature aficionados, there are the Pisgah National Forest and waterfalls. For creative fiction lovers, there were Connemara, Carl Sandburg’s mountain home, and the Flat Rock Playhouse.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 3, May/June 1979, p25
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35773
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The author asserted the home, with grounds declared a historic site by the Federal Government, belied significance on many levels. Personal significance was illustrated in the builder naming the house after a town in Ireland. Personal significance can be perceived in the appreciated beauty of Western North Carolina that encouraged the Sandburgs’ move from Michigan. As for its historical significance, that can be gauged in its construction during the antebellum period and the original owner’s position as treasurer for the Confederacy.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 5, Sept 1979, p54