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A new exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History, LEADING THE STATE: NORTH CAROLINA'S GOVERNORS, examines more than 200 years of political history from changes in the office to the role of first spouses.
The life of James Davis, North Carolina's first public printer, is recounted. Davis was appointed to the printer's position in 1749 by the North Carolina House of Burgess. He later started the state's first newspaper, THE NORTH CAROLINA GAZETTE, in New Bern in 1751. He held many local offices, including New Bern postmaster.