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Efforts are underway to restore several historic Civil War-era structures, including Fort Fisher, Fort Macon, the Fayetteville Arsenal, the Seaboard Building in Raleigh, and the Bellamy Mansion in Wilmington.
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6051
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The Minnette C. Duffy Landscape Award is the state's highest award for preservation, restoration, or maintenance of grounds related to historic structures. Flora Ann Bynum of Winston-Salem is the winner of the inaugural award. For over forty years Mrs. Bynum has devoted her energy, leadership, talent, and time to historic preservation in the areas of research and restoration of gardens and landscapes.
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North Carolina Preservation (NoCar Oversize E 151 N6x), Vol. Issue 70, Awards Issue 1987, p8, il, map
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680
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The sites of Civil War encounters in NC have rested in tranquil peace for nearly 130 years, occupied mostly by wildlife, but now many of them face an uncertain future.
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28180
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Gary Kueber is the winner of a 2008 Indy Citizen Award for positively impacting his community. Kueber operates a blog which helps get support from Durham residents to protect and preserve historic properties from destruction. Kueber tells the history of each property and its residents through archival photographs, biographies, and maps. Kueber created the blog as a way to influence city planning and preserve Durham’s history.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 48, November 2008, p18 Periodical Website
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30749
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The Thomas Wolfe Memorial begins recovery efforts after a fire devastated the historic boardinghouse in 1998. Fund-raising started the day of the fire, donations have been sent in from as far as California, London and Japan. Only a portion of recovery costs are covered by insurance; and efforts will rely on continued donation and volunteer support.
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