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This issue covers the states progress throughout the year 1958 in a county by county report; and includes outstanding achievements from each county.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 26 Issue 15, Nov 1958, p11-54, il, por
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5727
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For individuals looking for new places to explore or old favorites to revisit in North Carolina, Ellis describes day trips and perfect weekends. The author divides the 52 weeks into the four seasons. Among the places and events he recommends are Beaufort, the North Carolina Pickle Festival in Mt. Olive, the Union Grove Fiddlers Contest, the state aquariums, the state's lighthouses, and Stone Mountain State Park.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 9, Feb 2003, p52-56, 58-60, 62-72, 74-78, 80-82, 84-91, il Periodical Website
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25105
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The authors provide a list of one-hundred facts about the fourteen national parks in North Carolina. Some of the parks featured include, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, and Wright Brothers National Memorial.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 11, April 2016, p204-208, 210-212, 214-216, 218, 220-222, il, por, map Periodical Website
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25523
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This article describes how two projects have expanded beyond their early support from the North Carolina Sea Grant. On the southern coast of North Carolina, a new species of butterfly, the crystal skipper, makes its permanent home within a 30-mile stretch of sand dune. People-First Tourism, Inc., (P1t) creates an online marketplace where the public has direct pathways to vetted microentrepreneurs.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2016, p12-19, por Periodical Website
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23909
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North Carolina is full of sacred places,those places that make us feel connected to nature and the world around us. The author highlights some of his favorite spots in the Piedmont region while also describing others from the mountains to the sea.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 10, March 2015, p94-96,98-100, il Periodical Website
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5971
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Weekend getaways for people living in a state blessed with historical sites and recreational opportunities are described by Hensley. Among the places listed are Waynesville, Boone, Beaufort, Wilmington, and New Bern.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 61 Issue 9, Sept 2003, p16, 18, 20-28, il
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14499
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The Advertising Division of the Department of Conservation and Development has prepared a list of the points of interest in each of North Carolina's counties.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 13 Issue 4, June 1945, p18-20
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15202
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From the coast, plains, and mountains, Lawrence details a list of North Carolina's most captivating wonders. These include the State Capitol in Raleigh, Chimney Rock near Lake Lure on the Broad River, Blowing Rock deep in the heart of the mountains, Biltmore House near Asheville, The State Sanatorium for its unobstructed views across the Pisgah Mountains, Lake Mattamuskeet in Hyde County, and Cape Hatteras.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 7 Issue 7, July 1939, p10, 26
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Living conditions, including moderate climate, low crime and taxes, affordable housing, and a high quality of life, are attracting many out-of-state retirees to coastal areas like Topsail Island, the Wilmington area, and the Crystal Coast.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 9, Feb 1995, p24-28, il
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30657
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Many notable people were born in North Carolina and have museums dedicated in their honor. Four of the many sites that showcase famous North Carolinians include the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum, Ava Gardner Museum, Andy Griffith Museum, and Catfish Hunter Museum. Descriptions of the four museums are provided.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 46 Issue 4, Apr 2014, p48-49, il, por, map Periodical Website
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4483
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Widely traveled Bill Hensley lists some of his favorite accommodations around the state, including the Fearrington House, near Pittsboro, and the Grove Park Inn in Asheville.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 58 Issue 2, Feb 2000, p32, il
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30656
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The pinnacle of aviation history in North Carolina and the world is located at the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills. In addition, many other aviation-related historical attractions and museums can be found throughout the state. This article provides descriptions of ten destinations for aviation enthusiasts.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 46 Issue 4, Apr 2014, p46-47, il, por, map Periodical Website
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30659
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The North Carolina Birding Trail covers 310 locations to observe birds. This article highlights several bird watching sites on the trail, and discusses how birding benefits local economies. Also provided is information on birding guides and links to birding resources.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 46 Issue 4, Apr 2014, p52-53, por, map Periodical Website
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New African-American heritage trails are making history come alive by linking North Carolina places to historic contributions and pivotal events. Many of the trails pertain to African-American culture, art and music, or the underground railroad. This article provides descriptions of trails offered in Jacksonville, Halifax, New Bern, Wilmington, Winston-Salem, and Raleigh.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 46 Issue 4, Apr 2014, p44-45, il, por, map Periodical Website
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North Carolina has hundreds of sites and attractions that stretch from the mountains to the coast. Hensley lists twenty of these getaways that can be enjoyed for just a few dollars and a few gallons of gas. They include Grandfather Mountain (Linville); the Carl Sandburg Home (Flat Rock); the North Carolina Pottery Center (Seagrove); Somerset Place (Creswell); and the Wright Brothers National Memorial (Outer Banks).
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 62 Issue 9, Sept 2004, p12-15, 17-21, il