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Oriental, located on the Neuse River in Pamlico County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 11, Apr 2008, p24-26, 28, 30-31, il, map Periodical Website
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The Garden Club of North Carolina organized on November 6, 1925, when garden clubs in Reidsville, High Point, Winston-Salem, Raleigh, and Asheville came together to seek to broaden members' interest and knowledge in gardening. Club activities soon expanded statewide, such as placement of twenty-nine Blue Star Markers on state highways between 1949 and 1950 and creation of three memorial gardens--the Elizabethan Gardens (Manteo), Martha Franck Fragrance Garden (Raleigh), and the Daniel Boone Native Gardens (Boone).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 11, Apr 2008, p78-79, 81-82, il Periodical Website
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The Van Staaldiunen family left Holland in 1938, just before the outbreak of World War II. American immigration laws forced them to go to Canada for five years before they could enter the country in 1943. Finally settled on a farm in Beaufort County near Terra Ceia, the family began planting tulips. Over the years the farm has diversified, with over 1,200 acres devoted to corn and soybeans and 250 acres devoted to the cultivation of cut flowers.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 11, Apr 2008, p92-94, 96, 98, il, por Periodical Website
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Margaret Hagerty of Concord did not beginning running until she was 64 and hasn't stopped running since. She received a congratulatory letter and certificate from Guinness World Records, stating that, at 81, she was the oldest person to have completed a marathon on each of the seven continents. Now, at 84, she is training for her next marathon at the Great Wall of China.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 11, Apr 2008, p39-, il, por Periodical Website
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Almost two decades ago West Jefferson was a city in decline with empty storefronts and deteriorating buildings. Pittard discusses how the town has begun to revitalize itself, beginning with the transformation of a grave pit into BackStreet Park.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 11, Apr 2008, p84-86, 88-89, il Periodical Website
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Sid and Debbie Gragg's hobby of collecting and growing daylilies has grown into a business at their Honeybees Paradise Gardens. Over 950 daylily varieties grow on their farm in Linville, with between 200 and 250 varieties available for purchase. The Graggs have also created seven varieties of lilies.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 11, Apr 2008, p100-102, 104-105, il, por Periodical Website
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In Sedalia in 1902, Charlotte Hawkins Brown founded a unique private school for African-Americans, the Palmer Memorial Institute. By doing so, she single-handedly changed African-American in North Carolina. Now a state historic site, the Institute is the first site to honor not only an African-American, but a woman of any race.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 11, Apr 2008, p34-37, il, por Periodical Website
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Many North Carolinians enjoy gardening and passing their knowledge of plants on to others. One of these was Elizabeth Lawrence, who left a rich legacy of educational and inspiring writings of gardening and gardens.
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In this continuing series on the best walks to take in North Carolina, Setzer describes a walk around the Moore's Creek National Battlefield. The trail is a mostly paved one mile tour of the Revolutionary War battlefield.
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9886
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Edenton is one of the oldest towns in the state. Kopp describes some of the gardens grown there, including the Cupola House, the Homestead, Mary's Garden, Rose Cottage, Beverly Hall, Paine House.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 11, Apr 2008, p118-120, 122, 124-125, il Periodical Website
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The James Adams Floating Theatre, a showboat built in Washington, North Carolina, in 1914, brought theater to residents of coastal and inland waterways from the Chesapeake Bay to the Carolinas. Blackburn describes the days that famed American author Edna Ferber sailed on the vessel to gather information for her acclaimed novel SHOW BOAT.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 11, Apr 2008, p160-162, 164, il, por Periodical Website
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9887
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Westbrook describes three of the state's bed-and-breakfast inn that have beautiful gardens as part of the grounds. They are the Yellow House on Plott Creek Road (Waynesville), Thomas Walton Manor (Laurinburg), and the Camellia Cottage Bed and Breakfast (Wilmington).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 11, Apr 2008, p152-154, 156, 158, il Periodical Website
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Verlee discusses the work of Goldsboro watercolorist Brenda Behr.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 11, Apr 2008, p170-172, 174-175, il, por Periodical Website
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Opened to the public in 1892, Chimney Rock State Park is one of the state's oldest attractions and draws thousands of tourists and hikers from all over the country. Milling describes a visit there and things to do, including a visit to The Wicklow Inn, village shopping, and going to the top of the rock for the incredible 75-mile view.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 11, Apr 2008, p176-178, 180-181, il Periodical Website
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Molinary describes one of Charlotte's oldest restaurants, The Open Kitchen, which has been operated by the Kokenes family since 1952. Loyal customers and newcomers alike find homemade meals that are a cross between Italian and Greek flavors.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 11, Apr 2008, p194-197, il Periodical Website
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