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Founded by James Walker Tufts as a health resort in 1895, Pinehurst has grown into one of the world's golfing meccas. Despite the large volume of visitors each year, Pinehurst still retains the village charm and ambience of its early beginnings.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 12, May 1995, p15-16, il
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4217
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While many people think of golf when they hear the word Pinehurst, there are other recreational pursuits for visitors to enjoy in and around the village and in Moore County. History buffs can visit sites including the Malcolm Blue Farm and Museum and Weymouth Center, former home of novelist James Boyd. Pinehurst Village has a variety of shops. The PGA World Golf Hall of Fame and Sandhills Horticultural Gardens are also nearby.
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14635
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Sandhills country refers to an area in Moore County then known as a resort area, Pinehurst and Southern Pines being the premiere destinations. Though those two towns were prevalent tourist locales, the rest of Moore County experienced a surge of economic, industrial, and public development in 1946.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 14 Issue 31, Dec 1946, p16-22, il
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25530
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Less leisure time, financial struggles of the middle class, and lukewarm interest from millennials are cited as factors for golf becoming stagnant. Pinehurst Resort & Country Club is employing innovative efforts to appeal to all demographics.
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Three Moore County neighborhoods have made significant progress toward improving public services sin 2005. After the Pinehurst golf course hosted the US Open, the University of North Carolina Center for Civil Rights has helped bring basic municipalities to surrounding communities. Water and sewer services, police protection, and traffic lights have been brought to the predominately small African-American communities of Jackson Hamlet, Lost City, Midway, Waynor Road, and Monroe Town near the golf course. Neighborhood leaders are now offering workshops to teach other communities how to secure local funding to help their communities.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 15, April 2008, p7 Periodical Website
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33665
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Aside from steeplechases, equestrians of Pinehurst frequently participate in what they refer to as gymkhanas. These are various races and competition, often on horseback; however the horses are often replaced with other barnyard animals for the enjoyment of the crowd.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 6 Issue 27, Dec 1938, p30-31, il
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34281
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Seasoned golfers know that a visit to Pinehurst isn’t just about tee time at the legendary resort. The surrounding village offers rich history, charming shops, and fine restaurants. This article covers the history of the area and highlights visitor attractions.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 12, May 2018, p74-87, il, por Periodical Website
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35759
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Pinehurst NC’s Carolina hotel, established during the last century, got an extensive upgrade. This state of the art facility now assured the adoption of modern conveniences such as spa suites, offered beauty care products made from local resources, and maintained the integrity of the original architecture like the copper clad cupola.
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40490
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The Fair Barn, formerly known as a site for equestrian events and exhibition hall for livestock, has more recently been given new purposes. Since the 1970s, this building, cited as the oldest surviving early 20th century exhibition hall in North Carolina, has become a popular site for community events such as weddings and concerts.
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