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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Thumb-nail History of the Highway System

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Road building held a low priority in North Carolina until the beginning of the 20th-century. The article presents a brief history of the development of the state's road system up to 1943. At that date the highway system covered 60,000 miles of public roads, with about 12,000 miles being hard-surfaced.