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24543
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This article discusses the Living Tobacco Museum and how it will preserve North Carolina’s tobacco industry and heritage. It is located at the Duke Homestead State Historic Site in Durham.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 43 Issue 11, April 1976, p19-21, il, por
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31162
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Benny and Annette Fountain recently opened Tarkil Branch Farm’s Homestead Museum in Duplin County, North Carolina. The museum is located on part of the working farm that has been in the Fountain family since 1912. The home of David and Ludie Fountain, Benny’s parents, showcases the preserved Dogtrot-style farmhouse from the 1830s and exhibits of farm life.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 35 Issue 8, Aug 2003, p26, il
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31157
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Through a collaboration between the town of Wentworth, the local historic society and Rockingham County, a recently vacant historic courthouse was repurposed into a county museum and archive.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 38 Issue , 2013, p52, il
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29153
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After education at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico and work at the National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian, Nancy Fields is returning to the place her family and ancestors have called home for centuries: Robeson County, North Carolina. Where history and culture of the Lumbee run deep, Fields takes over as director and curator of the Museum of the Southeast American Indian at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 4, September 2017, p142-144, 146, por Periodical Website
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23974
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The Nasher Museum of Art's Wilson Pavilion undergoes the most extensive renovations the museum has ever seen in order to provide a new environment in the museum and make the art displays more prominent.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 34, August 2015, p18-19, il, por Periodical Website
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23295
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An 18-foot sabre that made a 1958 journey from Plymouth NC to Miami FL is now housed in the Roanoke River Maritime Museum.
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16944
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The Albemarle region has been the place of many significant historical events for America from the Lost Colony to the Wright brothers' first flight. Despite its richness in historical events, the area is sparsely populated and economically depressed. Beginning with the Great Depression and continuing through the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, much effort has been put into historic attractions and museums as a means of improving the struggling area by enlightening and attracting tourists.
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35575
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A long running lightship found a new job by serving as a monument to a lifestyle gone by. How it became a cultural record for Southport, its final harbor: being converted into a museum.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p14-15
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35729
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The Museum of Early Southern Decoration Arts, located in Winston-Salem, contained rooms and galleries with furniture and decorations from the Colonial to Victorian periods. The author noted each space represented Southern craftsmanship, taste, and culture from such historic eras.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 3, May/June 1979, p45
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24575
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McDowell County is the location of a new ‘Mountain Gateway Museum’ that features historic photos of daily life of frontiersmen who explored the area and how the region developed over time.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 9, October 1971, p8-9, 30, il
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Introduces ten indoor museums from across the state.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 8, Jan 1992, p16-23, il
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24564
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The Durham Children’s Museum recently opened a Space Exhibit Center that features space artifacts on loan from the Smithsonian and equipment donated by NASA.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 19, March 1972, p10-11, il
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Eighteen of the state's most creative and innovative museums, including the Appalachian Cultural Museum (Boone), Museum of the Alphabet (Waxhaw), Weatherspoon Art Gallery (Greensboro), and Exploris (Raleigh), are profiled.
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The personal antique museum of Laurinburg’s Lindo and Mary Harvell is full of treasures from days gone by, each with a story to tell. The couple uses Lindo’s hobby of restoring antiques to fill the museum since none of his projects are for sale.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 1, Jun 1996, p32-33, il, por Periodical Website
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North Carolina has a number of museums ranging from the North Carolina History Museum and North Carolina Art Museum to some that are just plain quirky and offbeat. Tomlin describes some of the latter, including the Belhaven Memorial Museum in Beaufort County and the Cowan Museum in Kenansville.
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