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9740
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On August 24, 1975, Historic Hillsborough and Orange County will celebrate the 200th anniversary of North Carolina's Third Provincial Congress, also called the War Congress. One hundred and eighty-four members from every county and borough in the state attended the congress, which lasted for twenty-one days. The congress decided on an interim government and officially declared war against England.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 43 Issue 2, July 1975, p10-12, il
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13389
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Sharpe details the geography, history, development, industry, and society of Orange County.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 18, Oct 1953, p1-3, 14-18, map, f
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13390
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Mickeljohn details the villages of Orange County.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 18, Oct 1953, p4-5, 18-19, f
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18495
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Goerch continues his travels to the state's counties, this time reaching Orange County, a place he describes as \"so full of history that it's hard to decide where to start.\" He highlights some of the history, burial sites of famous North Carolinians, and historic homes.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 9 Issue 40, Mar 1942, p1-3, 16-18, il
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23586
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Orange County Historical Museum contains the words \"Confederate Memorial\" on its portico. Museum leaders requested to have it removed after some black visitors reported feeling uncomfortable entering the building.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 25, June 2015, p11, il Periodical Website
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Record #:
24755
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In 1939, schoolteacher Stella Sharpe wrote the children’s book, Tobe, about African American rural life in North Carolina. Even though the pictures in the book are staged, the story line and depiction of African American life centers on the truth.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 55 Issue 1, Fall 2015, p14-16, il, por
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22327
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The history of Orange County, North Carolina began the 1752 creation of the county by an act of the Assembly. This survey of county history covers from settlement through to the establishment of an academic academy during the 1780s.
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28021
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Carrboro resident Daphne Athas’ discusses the myths surrounding Chapel Hill and Carrboro, as well as her personal history. The former University of North Carolina professor and author discusses her Greek heritage and religion, the famous authors and national celebrities she knew, and the culture of Chapel Hill and Carrboro. She recently published a collection of essays depicting portions of her life and her experiences living in the area.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 38, September 2010, p27 Periodical Website
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39074
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Taken from an article in the Massachusetts Gazette and the Advertiser, July 29, 1771.
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