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The parade of blooming flowers in North Carolina begins in late winter and moves westward from the coast into the mountains. As the flowers bloom, well-known gardens throughout the state are gearing up for visitors. Biltmore Estates in Asheville, Sarah B. Duke Memorial gardens at Duke University, Reynolda Gardens in Winston-Salem, the Arboretum at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Orton Plantation in Wilmington are just a select few of the many gardens open for viewing throughout the state.
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30352
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If you haven't had new impressions of the South in the last five years, then your understanding of the region is out-of-date. States like North Carolina are experiencing rapid growth and stunning change with diversified industry, big city merchandising with small town appeal,, and mechanization of old practices.
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30347
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North Carolina is among the more conservative states when it comes to welfare.The public welfare program within the state aids in old age assistance, dependent children, and disability assistance. In 1953, the expenditure for public welfare by the state was over $5 million, 2.9% of the total expenditures.
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30346
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A 755 acre tract of land will be added to the southern-most tip of Hatteras Island to be included in the Cape Hatteras Seashore Recreational Area. Formerly owned by the Gooseville Gun Club, the land includes surf and fishing areas, hunting preserve properties.
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30356
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Linville Falls, surrounded by cliffs and timbers, is now one of the newest attractions along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Four overlooks tower above the Linville River Falls that plunge for nearly 1600 feet into the Linville Gorge, and can be visited by a short side trip from the Parkway just south of Blowing Rock and Grandfather Mountain area.
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30360
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Travel to the most visited tourist attractions in North Carolina--the Blue Ridge Parkway and Great Smoky Mountains National Parkway--have exceeded 6,000,000 persons in 1953. This new record exceeded 1952 by over 700,000 visitors.
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30362
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Along North Carolina's 70,000 miles of state highway, there are now seven hundred historic site markers. From Hernando DeSoto's expeditions to Babe Ruth's first home run, markers direct travelers to buildings, sites, roads, battlefields, and churches.
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30361
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Along the slopes of Roan Mountain, North Carolina, a new industry is growing. Balsam Fir Christmas trees from the North Carolina National Forest in the Toecane Ranger District are being sent to markets across the United States.
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30358
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The mid-south resorts in North Carolina are reporting an upswing in winter vacation travel. With a variety of activities in a mild climate, Sandhills, Pinehurst, and Sedgefield are experiencing the best seasons ever.
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