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2934
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Hugh MacRae Morton is the recipient of the 1996 North Caroliniana Society Award. The award is given for outstanding contributions to the promotion and preservation of the state's culture, history, literature, and resources.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 3, Aug 1996, p3, por
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2970
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At 1,800 feet, Whiteside Mountain in Jackson County is the highest sheer precipice in the East. When Augustus Baity fell over in 1911, the courage of Charles N. Wright and Will Dillard saved him. Both received Carnegie heroism medals.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 3, Aug 1996, p12-13, il
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2971
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Billie Ruth Sudduth of Bakersville weaves intricate baskets that are recognized by their hallmark of exotic, intense hues. Her work is in collections worldwide, including the House of Chanel in Paris and the Smithsonian.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 3, Aug 1996, p14-15, il
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2972
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Between Mocksville in Davie County and Whalebone in Dare County is a meandering 360 miles of U.S. Highway 158. To travel it is to experience rural landscapes, small communities, historic areas, and a sense of yesterday.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 3, Aug 1996, p16-20, il
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2969
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Pink Hill, population 650, was named for a nearby plantation. Over the years the small commercial center in southern Lenoir County has developed a reputation for hospitable people and community spirit.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 3, Aug 1996, p10-11, il
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2985
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The North Carolina Nature Conservancy manages 55,799 acres of land and protects 370,000 more. Each year it conducts over sixty field trips into natural areas, including the Green Swamp and Black River, to give people a closer look at nature.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 3, Aug 1996, p21-23, il
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2987
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Reached only by ferry or private boat, Core Banks, located off the coast of Carteret County, is an unsettled landscape for only the most serious of visitors. For fishermen, beachcombers, and others, everything they need must be brought with them.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 3, Aug 1996, p27-29, il
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2986
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Built in the 1920s by Betsy and Thomas Jefferson Penn, Chinqua-Penn Plantation in Rockingham County is a unique blend of gardens, architecture, and works of art, including tapestries and reverse-glass paintings.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 3, Aug 1996, p24-26, il
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2988
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Nearly fifty years old on some parts, N.C. Highway 12 connects the Outer Banks' towns of Corolla and Ocracoke. A vital lifeline for residents, the road is constantly the prey of shifting sands and ocean overwash.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 3, Aug 1996, p30-32, il
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