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Built in the 1920s by Betsy and Thomas Jefferson Penn, Chinqua-Penn Plantation in Rockingham County is a unique blend of gardens, architecture, and works of art, including tapestries and reverse-glass paintings. Calvin and Lisa Phelps bought the property in 2006 and have plans for a winery and overnight accommodations.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 8, Jan 2008, p114-116, 118, 120-121, il Periodical Website
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Think flight in North Carolina, and most people think of the Wright Brothers. However, the state can claim a number of aviation firsts. In the early 1870s, John Henry Gatling experimented with flight, and Luther Paul was designing a helicopter in the early 20th-century. Alton Stewart was an early barnstormer, and Gus Shinn made the first landing at the South Pole.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 8, Jan 2008, p98-100, 102, 104, il Periodical Website
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Silcox-Jarrett discusses some of the medical first in North Carolina. These include Dr. James Shober, who, in 1878, became the state's first practicing black physician; Dr. Annie Lowrie Alexander, the state's first female physician; and pioneering high-tech innovations, such as the Da Vinci heart surgery and Gamma Knife radiosurgery.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 8, Jan 2008, p90-94, 96, il, por Periodical Website
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Garner discusses the K & W Cafeteria which is celebrating its 70th year of operation. The company operates thirty-five cafeterias in North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia and takes pride in the fact the \"a good 90 percent of our recipes are 70 years old.\"
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 8, Jan 2008, p124-126, 128-129, il Periodical Website
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Goldsboro, county seat of Wayne County and a former railroad town, is Our State magazine's Tar Heel town of the month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 8, Jan 2008, p22-24, 26-28, il, map Periodical Website
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Lauren Van Hemert of Cary transfers images from vintage stamps, letters, and labels to create one-of-a-kind necklaces, bracelets, watches, and earrings made from polymer clay.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 8, Jan 2008, p132-134, 136-137, il Periodical Website
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