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10392
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Charles A. Beard, noted historian, has returned to North Carolina to continue his work. The Beard family originated in New Garden, N.C. and the successive five generations lived in the small town before migrating to southern Indiana. Charles has penned 25 history books and has written for newspapers as he continues his career in Tryon, where he purchased land.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 34 Issue 10, Oct 1966, p13-16
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13505
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Dr. Hugh Talmadge Lefler, who has taught North Carolina and American history for 28 years has written a book about North Carolina history in collaboration with the late Dr. Albert Ray Newsome. The book is entitled NORTH CAROLINA - THE HISTORY OF A SOUTHERN STATE.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 34, Jan 1954, p6-7, 13, f
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19528
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This is a reprint of an address delivered by Dr. Albert Shaw to the State Literary and Historical Association of North Carolina at Raleigh on December 7, 1923. Dr. Shaw comments on the importance of historical research and the role of historians for the United States in the early 20th-century.
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27901
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John Lawson was one of New Bern’s architects, North Carolina’s first historian, and the first owner of the area now known as Lawson Creek Park. Lawson’s History of North Carolina is the first published history of North Carolina and covers Lawson’s experiences in the area, information on the Indians, their customs and way of life as well as the flora and fauna of the area.
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28661
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The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society honors three ladies who enriched the Society and made lasting impressions on its historical collections. Ida Brooks Kellam, Leora Hiatt McEachern, and Elizabeth Francenia McKoy contributed to the Society’s research, publications, and archives.
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37381
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A self-described “treasure hunter” has a collection that has made Washington a site for discovering and rediscovering treasure and treasured possessions. Pictures of his unburied treasure included a Spanish silver real coin from the 18th century and an epaulette from the 19th century. Proving treasure doesn’t have to be relic aged was a class ring, belonging to a soldier deployed in Iraq, who recovered his ring as a result of local Junius Swain’s discovery.
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37385
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The Tryons’ collection of books, which functioned as a library for the community’s upper classes, is a visit-worthy aspect for tours. Of the seven books described, three include photos, notably the reproduced likeness of Jonathan Swift’s The Works of Dr. Swift, Dean of St. Patrick’s, Dublin, Volume III” (1768). Other noteworthy aspects of the collection include books reflecting Mary Tryon’s interest in military history, unusual for that time’s upper-class women.
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The Palace (NoCar F 264 N5 P3), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Winter 2015/2016, p24-26
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36181
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Explained by this local historian, whose work experience included museums and a library, were reasons for the layout of streets in Fayetteville. She concluded the layout can be confusing for even town natives. What was easier for her to explain were name origins for roadways such as Green Street and Ottis F. Jones Parkway.