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14340
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Credit for the discovery of hiddenite - a rare, emerald-green gem - is usually given to William Earl Hidden, a Northern mineralogist, but the real discoverer was George Washington Warren, a farmer of Alexander County.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 9, Aug 1947, p3,18-20, il
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14344
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The early history of Yancey County has long intrigued the historian as being representative of pioneer days in the unbroken wilderness of the Southern Appalachians. The men of that country of high peaks and tremendous ranged had the experience of Indians, and old tales accord this ability to Nate Dempsey and Tom Wilson, who have been kept alive by legend, as they lived as neighbors and fought as friend or foe.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 9, Aug 1947, p21-22
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14341
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Two hundred years ago, a fleet of Spanish privateers entered the Beaufort harbor and seized and held the town for several weeks. So far as is known, Beaufort is the only North Carolina town over which the Spanish flag has flown.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 9, Aug 1947, p5
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14342
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The progressive Palmer Memorial Institute, which is spreading culture and reducing illiteracy in North Carolina, has its roots deep in the soil of North Carolina, and has been an integral part of the community of Sedalia for almost a half century.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 9, Aug 1947, p6-7,20
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14343
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Mrs. Anna Morrison Jackson was the wife of the famous Confederate General Thomas \"Stonewall\" Jackson. She was born in Charlotte in 1831 and dedicated her life to the upbringing of her daughter Julia Jackson.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 9, Aug 1947, p8-9, il
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