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18969
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A new exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History, LEADING THE STATE: NORTH CAROLINA'S GOVERNORS, examines more than 200 years of political history from changes in the office to the role of first spouses.
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18970
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Recently, the western office of North Carolina State Historic Preservation joined representatives from the Historic Burke Foundation and former residents of Henry River Mill Village to discuss the process of listing the property on the National Register of Historic Places.
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16226
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Bennett Place hosted one of its year end Civil War Sesquicentennial signature events entitled \"Road to Secession,\" which depicted Piedmont North Carolina at the outset of the war when Southern patriotism was vibrant. Activities included a 19th century baseball game, field excursions to historic sites, lectures, and fund raisers.
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17752
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What began as a few outdoor garden beds showcasing North Carolina's agricultural legacy has blossomed into a living, thriving exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History. The new exhibit connects the state's agricultural past with today's cutting edge research and development.
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17749
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A Confederate cannon seized by the 21st Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry during the Battle of New Bern on March 14, 1862 has returned to North Carolina for the 150th anniversary of the Battle.
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17751
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Activity was high when the remains of the CSS Neuse Made its historic move in June. The Civil War ironclad was moved to a new fully-enclosed and climate controlled, with exhibits to tell stories of the vessel and of eastern North Carolina during the Civil War.
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17750
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In December of 1756 men acting under commission from the Royal Colony of North Carolina, made a formal report of their inspection of a newly completed western fort, Fort Dobbs. Interest in Fort Dobbs has continued ever since.
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18967
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Built on Eagles Island, North Carolina and launched in 1863, the CSS NORTH CAROLINA ironclad steamer was designed for local coastal defense. A new display in the Exhibit Hall at the USS NORTH CAROLINA BATTLESHIP illustrates the vessel's history until her demise in 1864.
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18968
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The contributions of ladies on the home front during the Civil War are widely documented, but rarely is documented the stories of the laboring-class women. Maxwell discusses what is known about the work of women at the Arsenal at Fayetteville.
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18966
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Tryon Palace is now holding an exhibit WORKBOATS OF CORE SOUND. Sponsored by Jarret Bay Boatworks, it exhibits the collection of Lawrence Early's photographs of wooden workboats built in the fishing villages of the Core Sound Region of North Carolina.
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20909
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Smith reports on his broad research study of examining the life and contributions of Albion Tourgee, who was North Carolina's famous carpetbagger, lawyer, law maker, judge, civil rights activist, and novelist. He came to Greensboro in 1865, and following a remarkable career here, moved to Colorado in 1879. His name is attached to the Reconstruction Period in the state. Smith states that what has surprised him most about the man is the minimal attention paid to him by educators and historians.
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20910
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Tobacco Factory 91, the first building in the Historic R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company 200-acre Complex to be rehabilitated, opened February 21, 2012. The striking, 242,000-square-foot five-story building is now Wake Forest Biotech Place, a world-class biotech research and innovation center. The building was constructed in 1937.
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20908
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The North Carolina Natural Heritage Trust Fund approved, in February 2012, a grant of $355,000 to acquire 120 acres to add to the Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site. The Civil War Trust will match the grant dollar-for-dollar with funds from the American Battlefield Protection Program. Each of the nine properties covered by the grant is adjacent to previously preserved land.
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21099
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Jesse R. Lankford Jr. retired from his position as North Carolina State Archivist in December 2011. He was selected for the position in 2004 and served until his retirement. He was North Carolina's seventh archivist and his career in the field spanned 42 years.
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21100
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This article describes the relocation of the Confederate ironclad CSS Neuse from its present home to its permanent one in the nearly completed CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center in Kinston.
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