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4034
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Each of the state's one hundred county courthouses is filled with stories of fascinating events that occurred there. In Jackson County, in 1914, for example, a local car dealer drove a Model T Ford up the building's 107 steps to prove that his product could climb the mountain roads.
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4201
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\"Monroe as a Classroom\" is a senior honors elective course at Piedmont High School that gets students in touch with their heritage. Students do research on one of eleven historic buildings in downtown Monroe and then create a display to tell the building's story. Students not only learn about their heritage but also about oral history, historic preservation, and architecture.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 49 Issue 5, May 1999, p6-7, il
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30548
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In a time when genealogy and local history are becoming more accessible to the amateur, there is a call for more cooperation between trained historians, local historians and genealogists. Historians may provide a wider prospective on genealogy while the genealogist uncovers important evidence for social history.
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30569
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This article critiques local history writings for their general lack of accuracy and scope, and its reliance on local myths and legends. Local histories should have a deeper understanding of the socio-cultural and artistic heritage of its subjects.
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30570
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Chashion briefly surveys past efforts to document local histories in North Carolina along with a few prominent individuals who have championed those efforts. The author then turns to identifying some reliable source material for those histories.
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