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For one thespian, \"Horn in the West,\" the third-oldest outdoor play in the country, has become a lifetime summer activity. Glenn Causey, now in his fortieth season of playing Daniel Boone in the drama, has performed the roll over 2,000 times.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 3, Aug 1995, p39, por
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Founded before the Civil War, the town of Whynot, population 100, has been slow to change. Once a stop along the 129-mile plank-toll road from Fayetteville to Salem (Winston-Salem), it is now home to potters and Lucks Canning Company.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 3, Aug 1995, p14-15, il
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The surrender of Japan on August 14, 1945, brought on a jubilant statewide celebration from Murphy to Manteo. Tar Heels looked forward to getting back to normal, the ending of rationing, and the homecoming of their military men and women.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 3, Aug 1995, p21-24, il
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The state has the nation's second-largest ferry system, next to Washington state. For tourists who want to sail and sightsee, a three-day trip along the Outer Banks incorporates ferry riding and car travel, with stops at island towns, like Ocracoke.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 3, Aug 1995, p16-20, il
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Born in Virginia, Nathaniel Rochester moved to Oxford in Granville County at age eleven. Active in the Revolutionary War, this multi- talented patriot was also a legislator, banker, manufacturer, and founder of the city of Rochester, New York.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 3, Aug 1995, p10,13, por
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A white oak growing in Jamestown in southeast Guilford County is estimated by arborists to be the county's oldest at 500 years. Measuring 93 feet high with a diameter of 5 feet, the tree branches out to cover an area of over 113 feet.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 3, Aug 1995, p4, il
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The Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County (PLCMC) was chosen national library of the year in June, 1995, by LIBRARY JOURNAL. Selected from 40 nominees from a pool of 9,000, PLCMC was cited for service, creativity, and innovative programs.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 3, Aug 1995, p3, il
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Minor leaguer Leo 'Muscle' Shoals was one of the most popular baseball players for the Reidsville Luckies of the Carolina League. He set the league homerun record in 1949. However, too much boisterous behavior kept him from reaching the major leagues.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 3, Aug 1995, p31-32, por
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Few people who spend a dime know that the Roosevelt head was designed in 1943 by Mooresville native Selma Burke. Burke, now 94 and very much active artistically, is a renowned artist and sculptor whose works are known around the world.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 3, Aug 1995, p33
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Charlotte, with over five million trees, has been honored as \"Tree City, U.S.A.\" for 14 consecutive years. From the early 1900s, when John Nolen designed the first tree-filled suburb, the city has required trees to be in all developments.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 3, Aug 1995, p27-29, il
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With over 20,000 farms in the state growing vegetables, roadside produce stands are numerous and well stocked. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture has a book listing 300 of them - DIRECT DIRECTORY.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 3, Aug 1995, p25-26, il
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