Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 29 Issue 2, June 1961
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Francis V. Kughler discusses the design and creation of his sixth mural On To King's Mountain. The mural, created for the Institute of Government building in Chapel Hill, represents the celebrated mountaineers who made a surprise attack on the Tories encamped on King's Mountain. Kughler discusses his historical research, and the study of human subjects which aided in the creation of his latest work.
The North Carolina Moravians had to temper their pacifism with some dependence on force concerning the native Indians in the western part of the state. The worst of the troubles came during the French and Indian Wars as the Cherokees \"sold\"Â their land in the Treaty of Sycamore Shoals from 1754-1770. Fighting in the Northern colonies drove many Moravians into the Carolinas, particularly Bethabara, and after 1779, Bethania. Despite their scruples against bearing arms, the Moravians established a militia headed by Brother Jacob Loesch.
The founding of Brevard County North Carolina in 1861 resulted in the creation of a millionaires' playground in Transylvania's Lake Toxaway. Looking back 100 years to its inception, historic events in Transylvania included the dredging of Broad River, and the launch of the steamboat Mountain Lily. As a millionaires' playground, Lake Toxaway was an escape for many famous personalities, such as Henry Ford, and Thomas A. Edison.
This article about a guide to good boating waters and facilities in North Carolina features a map of the state designating boating grounds that correspond to information given in the boating guide.