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for The State Vol. 59 Issue 5, October 1991
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A Stanley County academy, called Yadkin Mineral Springs Academy, was led by Edgar Freeman Eddins and known for its high standards and the fact that most of its graduates went to college and achieved positions of prominence in North Carolina and elsewhere.
The North Carolina Zoological Park pays tribute to Africa by hosting animals such as lions, giraffes, and rhinoceros. The zoo is a natural habitat zoo, which means the animals are kept in surroundings similar to the ones they inhabit in the wild. It is the first and second-largest natural-habitat zoo in the world.
Brunswick County’s Green Swamp Preserve is rich in ecologically diverse plant life. Much of the original longleaf pine forest has been depleted, and the Preserve helps educate visitors on the importance of protecting this ecosystem.
Discovery Place is Charlotte’s science and technology museum, giving children the chance to explore concepts such as physics, biology, and chemistry.