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The German submarine U-558 sank HMS Bedfordshire, a British naval ship on submarine patrol duty off Ocracoke Island in May 1942, killing thirty-seven British sailors. Four bodies from the ship washed up on Ocracoke Island. Residents buried them in a small plot. Later, the United States ceded the land to England in perpetuity for one dollar.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 9, Feb 2009, p31-32, 34-35, il, por Periodical Website
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10735
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While Abraham Lincoln claimed Kentucky as his birthplace, stories exist that his real birthplace was North Carolina. Blackburn describes the Bostic Lincoln Center, a museum in Bostic, NC that seeks to disprove Kentucky's claim.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 9, Feb 2009, p44-46, 48-50, il Periodical Website
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In this continuing series on the best walks to take in North Carolina, Setzer describes a walk on the boardwalk at Goose Creek State Park in Beaufort County. The 1.4 mile round trip takes walkers through the park's rugged swampland.
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Sparta, county seat of Alleghany County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 9, Feb 2009, p22-24, 26-29, il, map Periodical Website
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The Black Mountain College Museum, located in Asheville, honors a unique institution that lasted only twenty-four years but is remembered as an innovative experiment in higher education. Established in 1933, the college never had an enrollment of over one hundred even in the best of years, yet fifty years later, its faculty and student body reads like a who's who of cultural visionaries.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 9, Feb 2009, p118-120, 122, 124, il Periodical Website
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10750
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Jackson describes three bed and breakfast inns that cater to people who travel around North Carolina on horseback. They are the Parkside Bed and Barn (Denton); The Guest House at Burnside Plantation (Henderson); and Turkey Creek Cabins and Horse Camp.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 9, Feb 2009, p126-128;130-133, il Periodical Website
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10751
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McNaughton discusses the life and work of Raleigh artist Kyle Highsmith.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 9, Feb 2009, p134-136, 138-139, il Periodical Website
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