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2798
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Air Ship Dock #2 was built in Pasquotank County by the Navy during World War II to house blimps used in antisubmarine warfare. One of the world's largest wooden buildings, it was destroyed by fire on August 3, 1995.
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2797
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Dr. William S. Price, Jr., director of the N.C. Division of Archives and History, retired July 1, 1995. Dr. Price began his career in 1971 and was appointed director in 1981.
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2799
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As of June 30, 1995, the state owned eighty-one properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A listing of properties and their location in thirty counties is included.
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2841
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In 1978, John Wilson, great-grandson of Homer Treadwell Austin, a keeper of the Corolla Lighthouse at the turn of the century, undertook restoration of the Double Keeper's Quarters. In 1995, work on the Currituck Beach Lighthouse Complex was complete.
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1766
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The railroad in North Carolina brought progress and prosperity to communities along its route. The 1991 Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act contains provisions allocating money for the preservation and rehabilitation of historic rail depots
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1767
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Joye E. Jordan was a public historian who worked for the North Carolina Department of Archives and History from 1944 until 1974. She was responsible for helping to create the state's first historic preservation programs and administrative units.
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1765
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An underwater archaeological survey of the Cape Fear and Northeast Cape Fear rivers is underway to locate and identify submerged cultural resources that might be affected by the deepening of the rivers' channels providing access to the Port of Wilmington
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1768
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North Carolina's recent entries in the National Register of Historic Places bring the state's total to 1,858. Southern surveys the recent additions and offers capsule histories of each.
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2022
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Since the 1700s, the Southern folk cemetery has been a means of family identification and bonding over generations, but with increased family mobility in the 20th-century the traditions of the folk cemetery are being abandoned.
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2037
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Graves and cemeteries are normally not considered eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places, and those that are must reflect strict criteria. North Carolina does not have a single individually listed grave in the Register.
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2035
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One of the most unscrupulous acts of artifact looting in North Carolina took place in the winter of 1983 when the Durham County grave of William Preston Mangum, a Confederate officer killed at First Manassas in 1861, was robbed.
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2038
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African-American grave markers in New Hanover, Davidson, Lincoln, and Cumberland Counties tend to be creative in style and inscription, yet fragile due to materials used. Traditional markers are the mound, head and foot, enclosure, and sculpture.
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2036
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Ensuring that gravestones are preserved requires that preservationists have a good knowledge of cleaning techniques and gravestone repair techniques.
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1261
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The Chinqua-Penn Plantation near Reidsville is an early 20th-century country estate that was closed to the public in 1991 when the General Assembly cancelled its appropriations.
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1263
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The Broad Reach archaeological site, located near the small community of Ocean in Carteret County, was once a village site occupied off and on from at least AD400 until sometime after AD1430.
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