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26726
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Located in Brevard, North Carolina, Keystone Camp is the oldest private summer camp in the Southeast, having a legacy spanning a century. The founders, Fannie Holt and Florence Ellis, wanted a summer retreat just for young women to express themselves in a unique environment.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p30, 32-33, il Periodical Website
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26727
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The usage of buttermilk in the mountains of North Carolina has a long tradition and reflects the adaption of individuals to preserve milk in a new way. Included is a description of a North Carolina-favorite: crumbled up cornbread in a glass of cold buttermilk in addition to home remedies involving buttermilk.
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Big Oak Drive-In is a staple restaurant of the Bogue Banks with its specialty in shrimpburgers. Located between the Atlantic Ocean and Bogue Sound, Big Oak has been serving customers for years that enjoy the outdoor atmosphere and the old-fashioned order window.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p46, 48-49, il, por Periodical Website
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26729
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Downtown Wilson has a rich history of the tobacco industry. Nearly a century ago Wilson boasted being “The World’s Largest Bright Leaf Tobacco Market.” Artisans today are trying to repurpose Wilson’s tobacco heritage in creating unique art projects.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p54, 56, 58, 60-61, il Periodical Website
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26732
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The Grimes Plantation is one of the oldest properties in Pitt County and it was named for Confederate general Bryan Grimes who became a prominent farmer in Pitt County after the Civil War. Eddie Smith, a native of Lexington, has restored Grimesland Plantation to its original painting and details.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p82-101, il, por Periodical Website
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26731
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The placement of roads in Western North Carolina dates to colonial times, when settlers created better roads (the Trading Ford, and the Trading Path) to connect themselves to the market of Asheville. Today, major highways cover much of the historic roads, utilizing the same area North Carolinians used hundreds of years before.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p72-75, 77, il Periodical Website
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26730
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Long ago during the first colonization and exploration of North Carolina, travelers remarked at the almost “prairie” of the Piedmont, and it was later compared to the prairies of the Midwest. There are efforts now thanks to the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department to help preserve and care for these areas.
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26735
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Southerners, and more specifically, North Carolinians, have a fascination for calling their loved ones pet names taken from food or sweeteners. Yet, the South did not invent these sayings. For instance, “sweetheart” is seven centuries old, and “honey” is six.
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26736
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While starting off as a small southern company in Winston-Salem in 1937, Krispy Kreme continues to grow to this day as an international corporation. There are franchises in exotic countries such as Australia and India.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p124-127, il, por Periodical Website
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26734
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Bee Charmer is a honey tasting bar located in the heart of downtown Asheville that boasts a wide variety of honeys from all around the world. Very similar to a wine tasting bar, Bee Charmer has honeys from Italy, France, and other countries.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p110-112, 114, il, por Periodical Website
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26733
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North Carolina has more beekeepers than any state in the country. The state offers a variety of flavors of honey based on the regional plants. In particular, the sourwood variety of the mountains and foothills of North Carolina is one of the most treasured flavors of honey in the world.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p104-106, 108, il, por Periodical Website
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26740
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Located in Warren County touching the border with Virginia, Ridgeway is one of the lesser-known food capitals of North Carolina, and some of their principle cantaloupe farmers are the Holtzmann family. The Holtzmann family even have documents related to cantaloupe shipments associated with the 1939 meeting between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and King George VI.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p146-152, il, por Periodical Website
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Located in Barco is a gas station that houses Cindy Spain’s famous 12-layer Chocolate Cakes. Her husband Kevin helps run the gas station while she bakes, and the duo and their stores, which are located next door to one another, are famous stops in Currituck County for all ages.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p140-141, il, por Periodical Website
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26737
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Short Street Cakes opened business on Haywood Road in Asheville. The previous owner Jodi Rhoden started making cakes in 2006 for friends, but when she realized she had a high demand for her cakes she decided to open a business. Rhoden published a cookbook in 2011 based on recipes and stories from across the South.
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26739
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Phoebe Lawless opened her bakery Scratch Baking in Durham and has quickly become one of the state’s best pie-makers. Lawless grew up in Henderson County and her heritage reflects in her baking with a need for the best fruits around.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p142, 144, por Periodical Website