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Reenactments of battles gained popularity when the United States celebrated its 1976 bicentennial. Reenactments started for the Battle of Guilford Courthouse in Greensboro in 1981. In March 2006, the 225th anniversary of the battle will take place with a variety of activities, including the reenactment. Cissna discusses the battle and talks with a number of reenactors.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 73 Issue 10, Mar 2006, p34-36, 38-39, il Periodical Website
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8997
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This year marks the 190th anniversary of George Washington's visit to the Guilford Courthouse Battlefield. This year is the bicentennial celebration of that battle, and events will take place at the courthouse on April 14th and 15th.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 48 Issue 9, Feb 1981, p7-8, il
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13784
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A Tar Heel author enjoys the ghosts, wasps, and tourists which infest the old Guilford battleground home.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 48, Apr 1952, p3, 12, f
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14971
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There are quite a number of historic trees which are associated with important historical events during the early history of North Carolina and they are found in all sections of the State. Outstanding among them are three which are located at the Guilford Battleground, formerly known as Guilford Courthouse, near Greensboro.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 33, Jan 1943, p4-5, f
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15055
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Browning says there are many erroneous statements made about the famous conflict at the Guilford Courthouse, but to the contrary, the North Carolina troops gave an excellent attempt to obey instructions to try and annihilate the British troops.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 17, Sept 1940, p10-11, f
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15528
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The Southern campaign of the American Revolution came to a climax in Guilford County on March 15, 1781. Some 4,000 Americans, under the command of Nathanael Greene, waited as Lord Cornwallis approached from the west. Among Greene's men was Peter Francisco. Taylor recounts the events of that day in which Francisco killed eleven British soldiers but was badly wounded and later events of his life.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 41, Mar 1935, p7
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21645
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The Southern campaign of the American Revolution came to a climax in Guilford County on March 15, 1781. Some 4,000 Americans, under the command of Nathanael Greene, waited as Lord Cornwallis approached from the west. Kieron recounts the events of the battle.
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Recall (NoCar F 252 .R43), Vol. 19 Issue 1, Spr 2013, p18-22
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6195
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At Guilford Courthouse on March 15, 1781, one of the most important battles of the Revolutionary War was fought. Baker recounts the events of the battle.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 20 Issue 2, Winter 1981, p21-14, il, bibl
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27824
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The Battle of Guilford Courthouse is now considered a decisive battle of the American Revolution. The fateful meeting between Major General Nathanael Greene and Lieutenant General Charles Cornwallis occurred on March 15, 1781, just seven months prior to Cornwallis’ surrender at Yorktown. Each year, 300 to 500 reenactors partake in the reenactment of this battle at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 10, March 2017, p106-129, il, por Periodical Website
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32515
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On July 4, 1976, American’s celebrated the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Following the commemoration, the Guilford County American Revolution Bicentennial Commission noted that the Battle of Guilford Courthouse fought March 15, 1781, was an important event in North Carolina history. Various plays, reenactments, and ceremonies are now recognizing this historical event.
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35733
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Many places to go in NC, proven by the author. Evidence seen in historic towns such as Edenton and Halifax. Examples of historic houses were the House in a Horseshoe and Duke Homestead. Noted historic sites included Connemara and Guildford Courthouse National Military Park. As for outdoor sites of significance, they included Hammocks Beach and Nantahala National Forest.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 3, May/June 1979, p75-76, 79
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35225
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Touchstone Energy Cooperatives boasted that the Tarheel State’s cultural and natural landscape is as sundry as its inhabitants. When it comes to NC’s main mountain range, outdoor activities such as the Appalachian National Scenic Trail can offer new meaning to the great outdoors. For Piedmont Region travelers who are military buffs, Greensboro offers a Revolutionary War battle site in its Guildford Courthouse National Military Park. As for what the other end of NC’s climatic spectrum offers, visiting the Outer Banks lighthouses can provide a treasure trove of memories.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 48 Issue 4, April 4 2016, p45-64
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35850
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Deep River’s yields to NC citizens stretched back to pre-Colonial days. Its valued could be gauged in coal used by Confederate blockade runners and hardwoods like the White Pine. How the author attained an appreciation: by the great outdoors experiences of camping and canoeing.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 3, Apr 1980, p18-19, 52