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14259
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The town of Aurora is located in Beaufort County. They produce corn, soybeans and other crops, but they are known more for their Irish potatoes.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 3, June 1947, p10-11, 20, f
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24770
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The Aurora Fossil Museum, located in Aurora, North Carolina, was founded in 1976 and was the first fossil museum in the region. The museum displays the fossils uncovered in phosphate deposits in the area. In 2016, the museum celebrates its fortieth anniversary and its rich history in educational outreach and promoting geology.
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24855
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The Aurora Fossil Museum in Beaufort County is one of the last non-admission museums in the state and last year, had at least one visitor from every state. The recent addition the PotashCorp Mine Room is hoped to attract even more visitors to the museum and the local Fossil Festival held annually in May. This year the museum will be raffling off a megalodon shark tooth to support the festival.
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32398
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Students from the eighth grade class in Aurora completed a project that reported on the history agriculture and citizenry of their local township. This included subjects such as local resident Paul Lincke who wrote the song Shine Little Glowworm, and the use of Tarkle beds to extract tar from wood.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 48, May 1948, p, il
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34392
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The Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Aurora Fossil Festival and Fortieth birthday of the Aurora Fossil Museum occurs on May 25 and 26 in Aurora, North Carolina. Aurora, also known as Fossil Town, USA, is an area rich in marine fossils. The festival will host a variety of museum-related activities include an education tent, fossil displays, paleontology lectures and a fossil auction.
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35731
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Upton revealed that distant history could be touched, literally and figuratively, in Aurora’s Fossil Museum. Visitors could get up close and personal with eras from eons past in a fossil collection that contained whale vertebrae, sharks’ teeth, and soil from millions of years ago.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 3, May/June 1979, p60-61