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38135
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Purchased and passed down by various family members, the Asa Biggs house was sold by its final owners to the Martin County Historical Society. Its size and architectural style reflect Biggs’ growing family and experience with buildings in the New Orleans area. From efforts of citizens and groups, the house reflecting 1840s life is open for public tours. It contains artifacts related to Asa Biggs, Williamston, and Martin County, as well as the Francis M. Manning History and Research Room.
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38134
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This museum in Tarboro, opened in 2004, is more than a way to honor Edgecombe veterans from wars spanning the American Revolution to Middle East conflicts. It offers a way of life across the centuries and all military branches. Its 30,000 plus gems include bayonets, Civil War battle flags, a restored WWII jeep, samurai swords, Nazi helmets, and 1,000 photographs.
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38133
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Started at the Richard Theatre in 1922, Ahoskie’s Gallery Theatre still puts on plays depicting areas across the world and spanning across time. Plays from last season include The Crucible, Mary Poppins, and Bagdad Café—the Musical. Next season’s productions include The Grapes of Wrath, The Foreigner, and Into the Woods. Supported by grants and an annual fund drive, this business also develops budding talent through the Summer Youth Theatre Workshop.
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38132
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History in terms of town life and family homestead, otherwise hidden away in Washington County, has been offered renown. Maintained on donations since the last dwellers’ deaths in the 1970s, the Davenport House offers glimpses of late 18th-century life through artifacts of daily living from that time period such as open hearth and corn crib.
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38136
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The oldest certified White Ash tree is one of many aspects about the town that’s also the oldest town in Halifax County. Making the town a must-see for lovers of North Caroliniana include historic homes such as Branch Grove, Gray Hall, Shell Castle, Glen Burnie, and Conoconnara Hall. Articles of North Caroliniana noted were the town’s involvement with the American Revolution through the Halifax Resolves and Enfield Riots.
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38138
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Traditions associated with Christmas, German immigrant style, are still part of the Yuletide season for many North Carolinians. Traditions traced back to German immigrants also with a religious base include the Moravians’ Putz, a nativity related decoration, and Lebkuchen, a cookie. A holiday tradition with a somewhat dubious origin was the Christmas tree, this decoration possibly brought in by Hessian soldiers during the Revolutionary War.
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38137
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Celebration of the 225th anniversary of the town’s founding was seemingly incomplete without recognizing the anniversaries for the founding of two of its preservation resources. Site of the Theatre founded in 1938, the Columbia Theatre Cultural Resources Center can also be called a museum, with its preserving a record of Columbia’s traditional lifeways. A nonprofit that helped found the Resource Center, Partnership for the Sounds also helps to preserve Inner Banks ecosystems through advocacy and educational endeavors.
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38140
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A Martin County resident was inspired to participate in the fight to end the modern age equivalent of slavery. Helping individuals like Jeannette Biggers and groups like AGLOW to end human trafficking is factors increasing the likelihood of involvement in human trafficking and resources that someone involved with human trafficking or suspects its occurrence can refer to.
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The kitchen belonging to the author’s grandmother was a reflection of personal ingenuity as a cook and a time before the predominance of convenience food. Attesting to Bertie Dameron’s creativity in the kitchen included pickled fruit and canning garden vegetables. Reflections of yesteryear included Bertie Dameron buying mountain apples and Georgia peaches from trucks, whose arrival was heralded by telephone party lines.