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2012
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Waxhaw, in Union County, has transformed itself from a town on the brink of extinction into a place of antique shops and historic attractions, including Andrew Jackson's controversial birthplace.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 11, Apr 1994, p10, 12, il
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2013
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An attempt by Laurel Park Estates, Incorporated to create a 10,000-acre premier resort area near Hendersonville in the 1920s became one of the biggest flops in state history and ended in financial reverses for such investors as Jack Dempsey.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 11, Apr 1994, p13-14, por
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2014
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North Carolina's swamps, meadows, and woodlands are home to a large number of native plants, such as bee-balm and devil's walking stick, that stand out because of their colors, shapes, and leaf structures.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 11, Apr 1994, p16-17, il
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2027
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Bill Williams was born in Rutherford County in 1787. His exploits in the Old West - surveying the Santa Fe Trail, leading Freemont's ill-fated 1848 expedition, befriending Kit Carson, and trapping fur - raised him to legendary status.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 11, Apr 1994, p31-33, il
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2024
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Since 1902 the North Carolina Museum of History lacked a permanent home; but in 1994 the Museum opened a new, 55,000-square-foot building in Raleigh for exhibiting art and artifacts of North Carolina and its people.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 11, Apr 1994, p21-23, il
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2023
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Although initially the turnout was sparse, the annual Stoneybrook Steeplechase, held each spring in Southern Pines, now attracts upwards of 30,000 people. The day-long festivities are held for charity.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 11, Apr 1994, p19-20, il
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2026
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Having retired after thirty years as president of the University of North Carolina system, William Friday continues to work to make North Carolina a better place for its citizens.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 11, Apr 1994, p28-30, por
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2025
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The tombstones and markers in North Carolina's 75,000 cemeteries, burial grounds, and grave sites are a treasure trove of the state's history and ethnic and cultural diversity.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 11, Apr 1994, p24-26, il
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