Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Carolina Country Vol. 15 Issue 7, July 1983
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The Hampton Mariners Museum in historic Beaufort offers varied exhibits and programs celebrating past and present coastal life. A new Watercraft Center will be built in honor of Harvey W. Smith, an operator of menhaden processing plants and an avid collector of maritime objects. The facility will also provide space for the museum’s boat shop, workshop and maritime research program.
A new history of North Carolina traces the state’s social, economic, cultural and geographical development through its people and historic places. The Way We Lived in North Carolina is a five-volume illustrated series and the product of a six-year project with the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. The volumes offer glimpses of the earliest residents of now-famous historic places and notable North Carolinians.
In the early1940s, Roanoke Rapids had three movie houses, including The Crum. Richard Lore describes The Crum, films featured at the theater, and popular culture during this time period.