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for Carolina Country Vol. 8 Issue 7, July 1976
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The North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh has a new exhibit called, “Two Hundred Years of Fashion.” The exhibit features over sixty-five garments from each of the periods throughout the past two-hundred years. This article describes how clothing and dress have changed over time, and fashion’s reflection of societal conditions.
New Bern is a town credited with twenty-eight significant historic “firsts”, such as the First Provincial Congress held in 1774, the state’s first church founded in 1750, and the invention of Pepsi-Cola in 1898. New Bern was also the first town in the country to celebrate the 1776 Bicentennial, and is said to have more original old buildings than any other in the nation.