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A Native American tribe has endured racial and ethnic bias in Robeson since their arrival in the mid-eighteenth century. This enduring spirit could have contributed to their successful contention with the Klu Klux Klan in 1958, a nationally recognized that helped paved the way for their present national and local political prowess.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 87 Issue 3, August 2019, p138-140, 142, 144 Periodical Website
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Mystery lies in the origin for Carolina Bays, technically lakes and named for a tree that thrives in their peat-filled soil. Theories attribute sinkholes, spawning fish, and meteors to the creation of lakes such as Horseshoe, Jones, Antioch Church Bay, and Singletary. Photos showcasing features such tannin-rich lakes offering cool water on hot days and limestone-generated biodiversity help explain their appeal to generations of Native Americans, locals, and tourists.
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Among towns in Western North Carolina, Rutherfordton touts these famous firsts: post office, public school, and newspaper. The small town, population 4,000, also celebrates its rich history in a historic house turned bed and breakfast and a museum commemorating the work of Christopher Bechtler, credited as minting the first gold $1 coin in the region.
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Generations of Outer Bank locals can attest to the enduring impact North Carolina Inlets have on their lifeway. They have also been witness to how these watery spaces between land and sea have environmentally and ecologically impacted the development of this region.
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