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4 results for Carolina Comments Vol. 60 Issue 1, Jan 2012
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16226
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Bennett Place hosted one of its year end Civil War Sesquicentennial signature events entitled \"Road to Secession,\" which depicted Piedmont North Carolina at the outset of the war when Southern patriotism was vibrant. Activities included a 19th century baseball game, field excursions to historic sites, lectures, and fund raisers.
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20909
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Smith reports on his broad research study of examining the life and contributions of Albion Tourgee, who was North Carolina's famous carpetbagger, lawyer, law maker, judge, civil rights activist, and novelist. He came to Greensboro in 1865, and following a remarkable career here, moved to Colorado in 1879. His name is attached to the Reconstruction Period in the state. Smith states that what has surprised him most about the man is the minimal attention paid to him by educators and historians.
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21099
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Jesse R. Lankford Jr. retired from his position as North Carolina State Archivist in December 2011. He was selected for the position in 2004 and served until his retirement. He was North Carolina's seventh archivist and his career in the field spanned 42 years.
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16227
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The North Carolina History Center gains a new exhibit--the Duffy Gallery--featuring recent acquisitions made to Tryon Palace and designed to show how and what the historic site collects. The exhibit represents materials vital to relating the stories of North Carolinians from the distant, and not-so-distant, past.
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