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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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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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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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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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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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35731
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Upton revealed that distant history could be touched, literally and figuratively, in Aurora’s Fossil Museum. Visitors could get up close and personal with eras from eons past in a fossil collection that contained whale vertebrae, sharks’ teeth, and soil from millions of years ago.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 3, May/June 1979, p60-61
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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