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34602
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Cameron recalls visiting her grandfather at Buchoi, his rice plantation on the Cape Fear River, at Christmas during her childhood. Central to her recollections are yearly traditions including decorating the house, retrieving the yule log for the celebration, and baking desserts. As much of the preparatory work was conducted by black slaves, Cameron devotes much of the work to detailing interactions between the family and their slaves.
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34605
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On April 23, 1913, the Bloomsbury Chapter of the Daughters of the Revolution presented a plaque, dedicated to Colonel Joel Lane, to the City of Raleigh. Colonel Lane was the original owner of a tract of land near Bloomsbury which was chosen as the permanent seat of the North Carolina government. The land formed the center of what is today Raleigh.
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34603
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Graham discusses the life and memorialization of William Lee Davidson, a Revolutionary War Lieutenant-Colonel from North Carolina. Davidson served as leader of a militia company and as a member of the State Committee of Safety. Davidson was killed at the Battle of Cowan’s Ford on February 1, 1781.
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34604
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The site of the first Hillsboro church was repurposed as a Presbyterian church following the Revolutionary War. As the church yard was used to bury members of the first congregation, work in the yard often uncovers Revolution-era burials. The author recounts information gained from study of these historic graves.
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34606
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This article is a reprint of Joel Lane’s deed for the land sold to the state of North Carolina to create the permanent state government seat. The deed describes natural terrain features on the tract and the tract boundaries.
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34607
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Haywood composes a short poem documenting the landing of Captain Ralph Lane on Roanoke Island in 1585.
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