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19612
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This issue of the Tar Heel Junior Historian seeks to give readers a good overview of the state's history though a listing of items from A to Z; for example, B is for barbecue, H for Halifax Resolves and hurricanes, P for pottery tradition, and W for waterfalls.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 52 Issue 2, Spring 2013, p1-36, il, por
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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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24497
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North Carolina’s Wildlife Resources Commission is in the process of developing more public shooting ranges across the state. The first public range opened in 2006, but since 2012, six more have either opened or are in the planning stages. The Commission aims to create safe, readily available ranges for North Carolinians who partake in hunting and shooting sports.
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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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27656
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From Morehead City to Asheville, there are a number of unique places in North Carolina to catch delicious midday meals of regional food.
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30655
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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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30658
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North Carolina’s state park system has thirty-six parks, four state recreation areas, and two state natural areas. These parks offer visitors the opportunity to learn about the area’s biodiversity, history and culture, and to experience wilderness, waterways and hiking trails. This article provides descriptions of eight new state parks that have opened since 2000.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 46 Issue 4, Apr 2014, p50-51, il, por, map Periodical Website
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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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The Piedmont and Mountain regions of North Carolina provide plenty of opportunities to observe wild animals. Some places to enjoy animals are the Lazy 5 Ranch, Tiger World, Western North Carolina Nature Center, Carolina Raptor Center, and the North Carolina Zoo. This article provides a description of each of these five locations.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 46 Issue 4, Apr 2014, p42-43, il, por, map Periodical Website
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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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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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30660
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Between Chimney Rock and Lake Lure in western Rutherford County, scenic highways merge to cross the Broad River. The Lake Lure Flowering Bridge, once a bustling thoroughfare, is home to an eclectic variety of flowers and plants that pays homage to western North Carolina’s natural flora. This historic bridge built in 1925 was reclassified as a pedestrian walkway in 2011 when a new bridge was opened to traffic.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 46 Issue 4, Apr 2014, p57, il, por Periodical Website
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This 2001 travel guide provides details on popular tourist destinations throughout North Carolina. The destinations are a variety of places for travelers interested in history, art, science, nature, and wildlife. Also provided is a full list of travel information centers and tourism resources.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 33 Issue 5, May 2001, p11-39, il, por, map Periodical Website
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31234
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In this article, citizens describe and share stories about the best things that ever happened to North Carolina. The most prominent events and features in North Carolina history were the development of the Blue Ridge Parkway, fusion of diverse cultures, the tobacco industry, electricity, and the Andy Griffith Show.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 33 Issue 11, Nov 2001, p20-22, il, por Periodical Website