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Amtrak’s Carolinian is a light passenger rail that provides locals with the chance to experience an older style of travel along a scenic route that starts in Charlotte and ends in New York.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 58 Issue 12, May 1991, p14-17, il
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Though few observe it today, the Confederate Memorial Day on May 10 had a wide following. It was started in Raleigh after the war ended to honor the unreturned brave and decorate the graves of Confederate soldiers.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 58 Issue 12, May 1991, p12-13, il
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24455
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This article presents the host of museums that preserve North Carolina’s railroading heritage, which began in 1833. The museums include the Wilmington Railroad Museum, the North Carolina Transportation Museum, the National Railroad Museum, the North Carolina Railroad Museum and the New Hope Valley Railway, the Old Fort Depot, and the Piedmont North Carolina Railroad Museum.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 58 Issue 12, May 1991, p32-36, il
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North Carolina’s Elderhostel programs are like summer camp for grown-ups, teaching skills such as how to play folk instruments and how to carve duck decoys for hunting. A number of schools participate in the Elderhostel programs, including Appalachian State University, John C. Campbell Folk School, and Mars Hill College.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 58 Issue 12, May 1991, p41-45, il
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This article presents the history of the North Carolina Railroad Company, which owns the tracks upon which the Carolinian travels. The tracks were built in the decade before the Civil War in order to promote and facilitate economic development in the Piedmont.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 58 Issue 12, May 1991, p18-20, por
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The completion of I-40 a year ago brought changes throughout North Carolina. It created a convenient corridor for those travelling from the Piedmont to southern North Carolina beaches, bringing business to towns along the way.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 58 Issue 12, May 1991, p46-48, il
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This article presents passenger routes in North Carolina, such as Tweetsie Railroad, that serve as tourist attractions and relics of North Carolina’s past.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 58 Issue 12, May 1991, p24-29, il
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