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Dr. H.G. Jones received the 2002 North Carolina Award, the state's highest civilian honor for \"distinguished service and achievement.\" Among his many accomplishments are service as state archivist, 1956 to 1968; director Division of Archives and History, 1968 to 1974; and curator of the North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina Collection at Chapel Hill. Jones has published over one hundred works on North Carolina history.
The Chowan County Courthouse is the oldest public building in North Carolina. Built in 1767, it is also one of the country's best-preserved colonial courthouses. Recently the National Park Service awarded a grant of $208,000 to the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources to assist in restoration.