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Druggist Caleb Bradham concocted soft drinks at his New Bern store. One was called Brad's Drink, and in 1898, it became Pepsi Cola. Although he made millions, fluctuating sugar prices contributed to his bankruptcy in 1923.
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Reynolda House, the Winston-Salem home of tobacco baron Richard and Katherine Reynolds, houses an outstanding collection of American art. The 44,000-square-foot house, built between 1906 and 1917, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Far from being isolated in the northeastern part of the state, Pasquotank County and county seat Elizabeth City blend old and new through promoting historic preservation, supporting arts, culture and education; and beckoning to tourists and retirees.
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Blowing Rock can accommodate a variety of tastes. For example, families can enjoy Tweetsie Railroad. For those who prefer the luxurious, there is Blowing Rock Inn. Those who like rustic surroundings can find mountain cabins.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 65 Issue 11, Apr 1998, p15-16,18, il Periodical Website
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Blowing Rock, incorporated in 1889, sits 4,000 feet up in the southern Appalachians. A well-known resort area by the Civil War's end, the town today is a blend of quaint, rural atmosphere and modern amenities, including bed-and-breakfast inns and boutiques.
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In the20th-century, the state's literary heritage is well-served through abundant contributions from numerous writers. Today, Tar Heel writers are beginning to receive national recognition.
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Beginning in April with the arrival of columbine and squirrel corn, on through to August's Heller's blazing star, the state's mountains offer a diverse array of wildflowers.
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