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4009
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Many people think of Wilson, county seat of Wilson County, as the world's largest brightleaf tobacco market, However, other treasures are to be found, including internationally-known folk-artist Vollis Simpson, restored streetscapes in the downtown area, the $1 million restoration of the old Wilson Theater, and around a hundred working artists and galleries.
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9442
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Wilson, county seat of Wilson County, is OUR STATE magazine's Tar Heel Town of the Month. The town incorporated in 1849. For years its economy depended on tobacco, but that product has now declined. Gigley discusses the town's emergence as an entertainment-and-arts hub.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 5, Oct 2007, p20-22, 24-25, il, map Periodical Website
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12714
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This month's We the People of North Carolina magazine's city profile features Wilson.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 46 Issue 2, Feb 1988, p12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30-31, il
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14117
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Wilson is an attractive town; a picture-perfect place in the Coastal Plains.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 17 Issue 12, Aug 1949, p14-18, f
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25514
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Located in Wilson, The Beefmastor Inn – which only has 10 tables -- serves 700 pounds of rib eye a week. While diners wait for a table, they tailgate in the parking lot while traffic flies by on Interstate 95.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 6, November 2015, p242-248, il, por, map Periodical Website
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36253
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Sites such as The History Museum of Burke County and Benjamin May-Lewis House offer information about North Carolina’s history. An experience of the state’s beautiful landscapes can be found in areas such as WRAL Azalea Gardens and Wiseman’s View. Entertainment and dining can be found at businesses such as Drexel Barber Shop and Chapel Hill’s Sup Dogs.