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for Our State Vol. 65 Issue 2, July 1997
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Sarah Micles (Michaels) of Burke County was famous for her pipes. Made of clay bowls, they were enjoyed by men, women, and Civil War soldiers in many states. Her descendants continued making pipes from her molds until the 1950s.
The state's mountains offer camping to appeal to every taste, from rustic backwoods to well-equipped sites. Among the most popular are the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Nantahala and Pisgah national forests.
Originating in the 1920s when some friends dug a pond and stocked it with frogs, Frog Pond, in Stanly County, maintains its small-town charm.