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During the Civil War the Confederate States sent over 150 military bands along with the regiments when they went off to war. The Union sent twice that number. Focusing on the band of the 26th Regiment North Carolina Troops, Gerard relates how a regimental band functioned.
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The last residents left Portsmouth Island long ago, and now a 1930s fishing village stands empty. Reachable only by boat, the island is preserved by the National Park Service as a reminder of the old days. for those who visit, the island holds a fascination of long ago coastal living.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 8, Jan 2012, p76-78, 80, 82-83, il Periodical Website
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Rockingham, located in Rockingham County, is Our State Magazine's featured Tar Heel Town of the Month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 8, Jan 2012, p32-34, 36, 38, 40-41, il Periodical Website
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15808
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Pinehurst No. 2, designed by Donald Ross and opened in 1907, is one of the golfing world's most revered golf courses. He would design four hundred courses, but Pinehurst No. 2 is his signature course. A recent year-long renovation has restored the rough edges of his original plans for the course.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 8, Jan 2012, p84-90, 92, 94, il Periodical Website
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38251
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Camp Lejeune, cited as contributing three million dollars annually to North Carolina’s economy, makes a contribution whose measure is defined in the word hero. Accompanying are photographs showing these heroes preparing for combat. Attesting to aspects of their identity not defined by uniform or rank are pictures of Marines off base relaxing or reuniting with family.
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38252
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For the author, the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge is more than a connecting point between the North Carolina mainland and its Outer Banks. As indicated by his photographs, the bridge that opened up transporting options besides the ferry can also be appreciated for offering a scenic view.
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38254
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Benton MacKaye’s efforts to beautify the area blighted by excessive lumbering and erosion generated the creation of a trail that today covers 2,000 miles and runs through fourteen states. The alliance of volunteer hiking clubs and what became known as the Appalachian Trail Conservancy yielded the trail completed in 1937. Today, groups such as the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy help to upkeep the trails and surround region, along with minimizing activities like logging and development.
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38253
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Cited as the third largest lake in North Carolina and home to endemic species, Lake Wacccamaw’s unique qualities include theories for its origins. Beliefs about the Carolina Bays’ creation range from the handiwork of meteors to the swimming patterns of its fish. As for the community surrounding the lake, Whiteville residents are also defined by the author as endemic. They thrive on small town values, such as tending to the town’s history and resisting a transformation into a tourist site.
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