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8625
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The Historic Murfreesboro Heritage Festival and the Lafayette Ball are held each spring on alternating years in the town of Murfreesboro. Both events keep the history of the town and surrounding Hertford County alive. The Heritage Festival features a tour of twenty-two historic homes, fifteen of them fully restored, with costumed guides who explain the history of the dwellings. Others structures include the Rea Store, which is the state's oldest brick commercial is building, and Judge B.B. Winbourne's 1790 law offices. The Lafayette Ball, named for the Marquis de Lafayette, is a major fund-raiser for the Murfreesboro Historical Association.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 14 Issue 1, Jan 1982, p12-13, il
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16124
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Mr. Revelle Sr. was asked to share personal stories about growing up in early 19th-century eastern North Carolina. He recalls his first job at a drug store, the development of Murfreesboro, and boat travel in the area.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 22 Issue 1, Fall 1982, p21-23, il
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21892
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This article examines the Wheeler House in Murfreesboro and original owner John Wheeler's prosperous rise as a trader with the West Indies.
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22517
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Colonel Hardy Murfree of Hertford County fought in the American Revolution and lived both near Murfreesboro, NC and Murfreesboro, TN, the latter having been named for him. He was buried with full Masonic honors.
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31381
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The Herford County town of Murfreesboro was a center of Revolutionary War events. The history of Murfreesboro is marked year-round with tours of restored buildings, activities, and celebrations, such as the Historic Murfreesboro Heritage Festival and LaFayette Ball.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 15 Issue 1, Jan 1983, p12-13, por