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for The State Vol. 33 Issue 18, Feb 1966
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President George Washington toured the United States during his first presidency to determine the virility of the country's people. In 1791, President Washington visited Guilford, North Carolina and met the Quakers who had settled in the area. The Quakers presented Washington with a feast and a quiet evening of dining after he visited the battleground of Guilford Courthouse.
The Friends of the College, Inc. helped create the largest and fastest growing concert series in the nation. Performances are held at the North Carolina State University's Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh and attract 16,000 members. The series is so popular that a second night has been added to accommodate all the patrons. The concert series has included the New York City Ballet and pianist Van Cliburn.