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3964
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Murfreesboro, named for Irish immigrant William Murfree, who donated the land in 1787, has based its e economy on agriculture for years. Now its historic district and past, featuring colonial homes, festivals, Candlelight Christmas Tours, and the Jefcoat Museum, are expanding the economy.
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8625
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The Historic Murfreesboro Heritage Festival and the Lafayette Ball are held each spring on alternating years in the town of Murfreesboro. Both events keep the history of the town and surrounding Hertford County alive. The Heritage Festival features a tour of twenty-two historic homes, fifteen of them fully restored, with costumed guides who explain the history of the dwellings. Others structures include the Rea Store, which is the state's oldest brick commercial is building, and Judge B.B. Winbourne's 1790 law offices. The Lafayette Ball, named for the Marquis de Lafayette, is a major fund-raiser for the Murfreesboro Historical Association.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 14 Issue 1, Jan 1982, p12-13, il
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10881
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Murfreesboro, located in Hertford County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 10, Mar 2009, p22-24, 26, il, map Periodical Website
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31381
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The Herford County town of Murfreesboro was a center of Revolutionary War events. The history of Murfreesboro is marked year-round with tours of restored buildings, activities, and celebrations, such as the Historic Murfreesboro Heritage Festival and LaFayette Ball.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 15 Issue 1, Jan 1983, p12-13, por
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38143
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For towns of yesteryear, general stores supplied an array of household goods and a community center. Threat to their survival came from the automobile, paved roads, and supermarkets. For many years, Menola’s Country Store of Yesteryear held a remnant of general stores’ onetime presence. After it closed, its artifacts were transported to the Murfreesboro Historical Association and Winborne Museum Store, making the store gone but not forgotten.