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Raleigh's Historic Cemetery and Mausoleum is located in the center of Historic Oakwood, the city's revitalized Victorian neighborhood. Raleigh businessman and plantation owner Henry Mordecai donated 2 and one-acres for the cemetery in 1867. Today it covers 102 acres and is the resting place of 1,500 Confederate soldiers and sailors and four Confederate generals, as well as other great and ordinary individuals who populated Raleigh and the state.
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Hinton grew up in Raleigh's projects and at age fifty-one, earned his Ph.D. at Yale University. Now head of the African Studies Program at New York University, he discusses growing up in Raleigh, race relations, and his involvement in the new documentary--\"Moving Midway.\" Midway was a plantation near Knightdale owned by the Hinton family. Robert Hinton's ancestors worked there as slaves.
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North Carolina's original copy of the Bill of Rights of the Constitution of the United States was stolen by Federal forces from the State Capitol in 1865 and recently recovered in an undercover operation in 2003. The document will be on display at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh as part of a statewide traveling display.
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Those with appreciation for the stage will be thrilled to visit the current show at Wilmington's Cameron Art Museum: \"Between Taste and Travesty: Costume Design by William Ivey Long.\" Long has wont he Tony Award for best costume five times, and a North Carolina native.
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