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2048
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Born in Scotland, Dr. Christian Ben McMillan was the first and only recognized doctor treating Scottish highlanders during the late 1700s. She traveled the wild Sandhills region to reach her patients.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 10, Mar 1994, p14, il
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2047
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Stumpy Point, population 225, is an isolated Dare County village where a once-prosperous fishing industry has slowly declined due to shifting sea life populations, pollution, and poor wetlands management.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 10, Mar 1994, p13, il
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2049
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March 17, 1994, marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of North Carolina's greatest playwright, Paul Green. Born on a farm in Harnett County, Green wrote such dramas as THE LOST COLONY and the Pulitzer Prize-winning IN ABRAHAM'S BOSOM.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 10, Mar 1994, p16-19, por
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2066
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Founded in 1726 as a business venture by Maurice Moore, Brunswick Town prospered as a sea port but declined after the American Revolution and was in ruins by 1830. Now a state historic site on the Cape Fear River, it attracts over 50,000 visitors a year.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 10, Mar 1994, p29-30, il
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2067
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Throughout the country, abandoned railroad lines are being developed into routes for bikers and cyclists. North Carolina Rail-Trails, organized six years ago, is promoting this concept statewide. Trails now exist in Wilmington, Carrboro and Greensboro.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 10, Mar 1994, p31-33, il
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Located in Ocracoke Inlet, Shell Castle Island, so called because oyster shells and rocks were hauled in to maintain it, was prominent in maritime trade during the late 18th-century. Now only oyster shells and some rocks are visible at low tide.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 10, Mar 1994, p34-35, il
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2068
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Providing attractions such as a Civil War fort, a state aquarium, historic Beaufort, the North Carolina Maritime Museum, restaurants, and beaches, Carteret County's Crystal Coast is one of the state's most popular tourist areas.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 10, Mar 1994, p20-23, il
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2069
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Where the Wright Brothers once flew, hang gliders now soar from Jockey's Ridge on the Outer Banks. John Harris, founder and owner of Kitty Hawk Kites, estimates he has taught 170,000 people to hang glide since 1974.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 10, Mar 1994, p26-28, il
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