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for North Carolina Vol. 58 Issue 5, May 2000
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The North Carolina Transportation Museum at historic Spencer Shops near Salisbury begins its last restoration phase in May 2000. Completion date is 2003. The mammoth Black Shop, which is the length of two football fields, will undergo a $30 million restoration. Exhibits in the shop will include a hanging DC-3 airplane and a replica of the Wright brothers' plane. Other buildings house historic locomotives, diesel engines, and railroad cars. Over 100,000 people visit Spencer Shops annually.
A joint activity of the North Carolina Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development, and the Department of Cultural Resources, The Rich Heritage of African-Americans in North Carolina, highlights statewide historic sites and cultural events of interest to African-Americans.
Dr. A. Hope Williams earned her doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has twenty-three years of service in state government and higher education. For eight years she has been president of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities. In this capacity she represents these schools in Raleigh. Williams is featured in NORTH CAROLINA magazine's \"executive profile.\"