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21409
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During the winter of 1917-1918 in Eastern North Carolina, the waters from the Great Dismal Swamp to the Outer Banks froze over, in some places a foot thick. Boats, people and animals were trapped in the paralyzing cold and all they could do was wait and hope for the thaw.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 8, Jan 2014, p40-42, 44-46, il Periodical Website
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Paul Stephenson opened his restaurant, Stephenson's Barbecue, in Willow Springs, in 1958, in Johnston County. When Paul died six years ago, his son Andy continued the business just the way his father did. \"If a hog isn't pit-cooked, it isn't barbecue,\" he says.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 8, Jan 2014, p49-50, 52, il Periodical Website
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21408
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Rose Hill, a small town (population about 1,700) located in Duplin County, is Our State Magazine's featured Tar Heel Town of the Month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 8, Jan 2014, p32-34, 36, 38, il Periodical Website
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37894
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This battle's carnage is measured in more than Union and Confederate casualties. Included by the author were the destruction of the 26th North Carolina Regiment as a formidable force. Attesting to Gettysburg’s destruction included 28,000 Confederate dead or wounded, 2,935 of whom were buried in Virginia’s Hollywood Cemetery. The large number of North Carolina soldiers killed, one in four of total forces, helped to usher in a peace movement yielding 100 rallies and increased division between the Secessionists and Unionists.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 8, Jan 2014, p132-134, 136-140 Periodical Website
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37889
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The place with distinction statewide and national began in 1891 as Women’s College. Known now as the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, its alumni have earned distinction as Pulitzer Prize winning historians, NASA astronomers, and acclaimed artists. Distinction earned from local sources came from alumni like Alice Irby. Information about Irby noted her marks of distinction such as involvement with the 1960 Woolworth’s sit-ins.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 8, Jan 2014, p54-58, 60, 62-63 Periodical Website
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37886
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The painting of A.R. Ammon’s “Salute” on the side of the Dandelion Market was inspired by wall poems in other cities. The project, a vision shared by locals Amy Bagwell and Graham Carew, was made reality through the assistance of students from Piedmont Community College. Since their project was unveiled, wall poems have been painted on other buildings in Charlotte’s West 5th Street area.
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37893
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At 6,684 feet, its cited as the highest peak east of the Mississippi River. Mount Mitchell offers a panoramic view, if one reaches the top of the mountain on a clear day, a condition noted by the author as impossible 8 out of every 10 days of the year.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 8, Jan 2014, p100-102, 104 Periodical Website