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for Carolina Country Vol. 51 Issue 7, July 2019
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Ocracoke’s cultural traditions are worth keeping alive, as the author proved in her description of one of its community symbols. She also illustrated this through James Barrie Gaskill, whose life reflected the Outer Banks’ identity, unique to the rest of the state.
Cited as the longest running historical symphonic drama in America, Paul Green’s famous play retells the story of the New World’s first colony. Included in its production company's profile is how the Roanoke Island Historical Association brings the legend to life.
Why Canton was revitalization-worthy is described in some of the town’s best known sites. Historic buildings included the Imperial Hotel and Colonial Theatre. Natural wonders contributing to Canton’s enduring tourist appeal included Shining Rock Wilderness Area and Pisgah National Forest.
The Snyder baseball bat made famous a company in Reeds Crossroads owned by the Curran Snyder family. Snyder Bat Company is long defunct, but it lives on in its products’ quality and association with North Carolina baseball legend Johnny Temple.