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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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24007
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Mars Hill University's Rural Life Museum seeks to tell the stories of past rural life in Madison County by presenting exhibits on spinning thread, weaving, and the ancestors of the area.
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24019
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T.C. and Brandy DiBella have opened Asheville Pinball Museum in Asheville as an interactive museum and store. The museum is full of history, trivia, and fun for the residents of the area.
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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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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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30864
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Until only a few years ago, few knew much about the first black Marines, or even that they trained in North Carolina. A museum is housed at today’s Camp Johnson in Jacksonville, where the first recruits attended boot camp in the 1940s. At the museum, visitors see what the men’s living quarters looked like, artifacts, and photographs.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 41 Issue 8, Aug 2009, p36, por
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6189
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Six small transportation museums spread across the state highlight the machines that move us by land, sea, and air. These include the Carolina Aviation Museum (Charlotte); C. Grier Beam Truck Museum (Charlotte); the Daniel Stowe Carriage House, part of the Gaston County Museum (Dallas); Piedmont Carolina Railroad Museum (Belmont); North Carolina Maritime Museum, Southport Branch; and the Norlina Museum (Norlina).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 6, Nov 2003, p122-124, 126, 128, il Periodical Website
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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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5355
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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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4314
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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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31697
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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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1366
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Visitors to North Carolina might want to tour the state's unusual museums: Gastonia's Schiele Museum of Natural History, Boone's Appalachian Cultural Museum, Bailey's Country Doctor Museum, Wilkes County's Trail of the Eagle Museum, and Morehead City's Carteret Museum of History and Art.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 8, Jan 1994, p20-24, 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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24472
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Discovery Place is Charlotte’s science and technology museum, giving children the chance to explore concepts such as physics, biology, and chemistry.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 5, October 1991, p25-28, il
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