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Introduces ten indoor museums from across the state.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 8, Jan 1992, p16-23, il
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1366
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Visitors to North Carolina might want to tour the state's unusual museums: Gastonia's Schiele Museum of Natural History, Boone's Appalachian Cultural Museum, Bailey's Country Doctor Museum, Wilkes County's Trail of the Eagle Museum, and Morehead City's Carteret Museum of History and Art.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 8, Jan 1994, p20-24, il
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4314
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Eighteen of the state's most creative and innovative museums, including the Appalachian Cultural Museum (Boone), Museum of the Alphabet (Waxhaw), Weatherspoon Art Gallery (Greensboro), and Exploris (Raleigh), are profiled.
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5355
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North Carolina has a number of museums ranging from the North Carolina History Museum and North Carolina Art Museum to some that are just plain quirky and offbeat. Tomlin describes some of the latter, including the Belhaven Memorial Museum in Beaufort County and the Cowan Museum in Kenansville.
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6189
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Six small transportation museums spread across the state highlight the machines that move us by land, sea, and air. These include the Carolina Aviation Museum (Charlotte); C. Grier Beam Truck Museum (Charlotte); the Daniel Stowe Carriage House, part of the Gaston County Museum (Dallas); Piedmont Carolina Railroad Museum (Belmont); North Carolina Maritime Museum, Southport Branch; and the Norlina Museum (Norlina).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 6, Nov 2003, p122-124, 126, 128, il Periodical Website
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16944
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The Albemarle region has been the place of many significant historical events for America from the Lost Colony to the Wright brothers' first flight. Despite its richness in historical events, the area is sparsely populated and economically depressed. Beginning with the Great Depression and continuing through the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, much effort has been put into historic attractions and museums as a means of improving the struggling area by enlightening and attracting tourists.
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23295
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An 18-foot sabre that made a 1958 journey from Plymouth NC to Miami FL is now housed in the Roanoke River Maritime Museum.
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23974
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The Nasher Museum of Art's Wilson Pavilion undergoes the most extensive renovations the museum has ever seen in order to provide a new environment in the museum and make the art displays more prominent.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 34, August 2015, p18-19, il, por Periodical Website
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24007
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Mars Hill University's Rural Life Museum seeks to tell the stories of past rural life in Madison County by presenting exhibits on spinning thread, weaving, and the ancestors of the area.
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24019
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T.C. and Brandy DiBella have opened Asheville Pinball Museum in Asheville as an interactive museum and store. The museum is full of history, trivia, and fun for the residents of the area.
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24472
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Discovery Place is Charlotte’s science and technology museum, giving children the chance to explore concepts such as physics, biology, and chemistry.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 5, October 1991, p25-28, il
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This article discusses the Living Tobacco Museum and how it will preserve North Carolina’s tobacco industry and heritage. It is located at the Duke Homestead State Historic Site in Durham.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 43 Issue 11, April 1976, p19-21, il, por
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24564
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The Durham Children’s Museum recently opened a Space Exhibit Center that features space artifacts on loan from the Smithsonian and equipment donated by NASA.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 19, March 1972, p10-11, il
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24575
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McDowell County is the location of a new ‘Mountain Gateway Museum’ that features historic photos of daily life of frontiersmen who explored the area and how the region developed over time.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 9, October 1971, p8-9, 30, il
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After education at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico and work at the National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian, Nancy Fields is returning to the place her family and ancestors have called home for centuries: Robeson County, North Carolina. Where history and culture of the Lumbee run deep, Fields takes over as director and curator of the Museum of the Southeast American Indian at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 4, September 2017, p142-144, 146, por Periodical Website