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William Gaston (1788-1844) remains one of North Carolina's most distinguished historical figures to date. In addition to serving as a Senator, Representative, and judge of the North Carolina Supreme Court, Gaston was president of the Bank of New Bern, author of the state song, THE OLD NORTH STATE, a University of North Carolina trustee for 42 years, and was nearly appointed Secretary of War by John Adams. Gaston County and Gastonia were named in William Gaston's honor.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 5, Oct 1973, p11-12, 36, il, por
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Judge William Gaston penned the North Carolina state song, The Old North State, in 1835. One account of the song's origins claims the tune was provided by a group of \"Swiss Bell-Ringers\" who one night serenaded Judge Gaston from his window. Gaston wrote the lyrics and set them to the tune of the serenade.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 5, Oct 1973, p12-14, il
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9897
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The Mullet Festival, held annually in Swansboro includes a mass fish fry dinner among festival fare standards such as a parade, concerts, and fireworks. The mullet, locally known as the jumping mullet, is a fishing industry mainstay for the town.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 5, Oct 1973, p27-28, por
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9895
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The Elizabeth City Register of Deeds contains a Marriage Center that boasts an “all in 1 building for 1 hour service” where couples may become legally wed for a minimal fee.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 5, Oct 1973, p16-17, 45, por
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12318
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On April 28, 1940, Eleanor Roosevelt visited Carthage, North Carolina to tour the new Municipal Building that had been built by local youths with the aid of the National Youth Administration. Part of the New Deal's Works Progress Administration, the NYA was designed to give financial aid by providing part-time jobs to high school and college students.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 5, Oct 1973, p25-26, il
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12319
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The Mullet Festival, held annually in Swansboro includes a mass fish fry dinner among festival fare standards such as a parade, concerts, and fireworks. The mullet, locally known as the jumping mullet, is a fishing industry mainstay for the town.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 5, Oct 1973, p27-28, il
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