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14608
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In the early 1940s, the Washington tobacco market attempted to become competitive in lucrative tobacco markets. Employing ingenuity and creativity to the company's advertising scheme, the solution was to organize a traveling show. The group of men travelled to rural communities in Washington to sing and tell anecdotes, generally entertaining the crowd and promoting the product.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 14 Issue 22, Oct 1946, p3-4, 19, il
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24468
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Washington, North Carolina is a picturesque waterfront town that is popular for its friendliness and summer festivals. A brief history of the town is presented here, along with historic photos of some of the most famous buildings.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 2, July 1991, p28-31, il
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24858
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The Pamlico Writer’s Conference will be held on March 18 and 19 this year. It will feature a series of small sessions by various speakers as well as a keynote speaker and two panel presentations. This year’s keynote speaker is Sharyn McCrumb, an Appalachian writer. The aim of this conference is to help people improve their writing, especially in a world where many self-publish their books.
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25164
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Members of the Pamlico-Tar River Foundation gathered for a party involving musical entertainment, oysters, and speeches.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 6 Issue 3, Spring 1987, p7, por
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25196
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The Pamlico-Tar River Foundation weighs in on the new proposal of discharge from the new drinking water plant.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 11 Issue 4, Summer 1992, p3, il
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34403
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The Washington Garden Club meets once a month to share their gardening experiences and ideas with one another. Organized by women in 1941, it became a federated club, National Garden Club, and the Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc., and is now a very strong and active organization. Each May, they host a plant sale at the North Carolina Estuarium, with proceeds supporting the club’s gardens at the Market and Gladden street intersection.
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34404
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Sailing is a traditional form of transportation that has been practiced on the waters of Beaufort County for centuries. For the past decade, the nonprofit organization, Little Washington Sailing School, has worked to keep the art of sailing alive, passing it along to the next generation. Director Kevin Clancy discusses the school’s sailing programs.
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35815
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Details betraying the size of the town and number of decades past were in Smith’s short story. There was the town population of six families; wood burning stove; brass bed; coal as a heat source. The most evident, though, was the date mentioned in the life of Viola and her family. Armistice was no ordinary day, but not just because it signaled the end of WWI. It also meant Uncle Milton’s return from France’s front.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Feb 1980, p12-13
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36149
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A former vaudeville theater located upstairs in Washington's Turnage Theater may be one of the best of its kind still in existence according Emily Rebert, the City of Washington's community development planner and also master's candidate at Savannah College of Art and Design. It is hoped Rebert's work will lead to funding opportunities for restoration.
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37305
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A common Southern tradition became personal through intergenerational bonding happening while the Boyd family prepared hog meat for various dishes. Bonding between neighbors at what Doug Boyd called “The Village of Yesteryear,” a collection of buildings where the activity took place, is what made a common activity a builder of community.
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37320
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In the area of Washington formerly known as “Pungo Town,” the Federal Style residence built by two brothers has changed little since its construction in 1795. Passed down to members of the Marsh family until 1942, a relative of former owners restored the house to National Trust preservation guidelines as part of her master’s thesis. The Congletons continue the architectural integrity tradition for the residence whose housing history includes Union officers during the Civil War.
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36168
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Returning to her birthplace entailed coming back to a place that still felt like home. Helping to make it her hometown was familiar haunts like the long standing Bill’s Hot Dogs.