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for Metro Magazine Vol. 2 Issue 4, May 2001
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Hope Plantation, in Windsor in Bertie County, was built in the early 1800s by David Stone, who was governor of North Carolina, 1808-1810. It is the state's finest example of Palladian-style architecture. Lea describes the building's history and how it was rescued and restored. Restoration on Hope began in 1965.
The battleship USS NORTH CAROLINA, which has been preserved as a memorial in Wilmington since 1961, turned 60 in April. Nicknamed the \"Showboat\" in part because of all the press received, the NORTH CAROLINA was commissioned into the Navy 60 years ago. Construction started in 1937.