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for The State Vol. 21 Issue 20 , Oct 1953
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The story of piracy in North Carolina dates back to 1586 when Francis Drake visited Raleigh's Roanoke Island Colony. North Carolina was the last great stronghold in the age of piracy, and there have been many that have practiced it on the shores of North Carolina.
Ben Ward has leveled off the top of a Watauga County mountain to build the perfect baseball diamond.
A Tar Heel was considered by President Woodrow Wilson to be the best qualified man in the United States to be President. David Franklin Houston was born in Monroe in 1866 and served in Wilson's cabinet for 8 years as Secretary of Agriculture and Secretary of the Treasury.