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3976
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Wilmington's St. John's Museum of Art is a complex of three historic buildings - St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Bunch-Cowan House, and St. John's Lodge. It houses around 700 works and specializes in the state's art. Recently the Bruce B. Cameron Foundation donated $4 million to design a new museum, with 4 1/2 million to be raised for construction.
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3975
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Seaboard Airline Railroad built the Hamlet Railroad Station in 1900. It handled numerous passengers and was also the point where Seaboard's main north-south and east-west lines crossed. A century later, in 1999, few trains come, the station's former passenger trains replaced by airlines.
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People have lived in the Red Springs area since the mid-1700s, although the town was not established until 1887. The small town of 4,000 has a number of tourist attractions, including the old Flora Mac Donald College and gardens and many elegant houses designed and built in the 19th-century.
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Uncle Fed Messer was born in Lincoln County, August 12, 1782. At the age of five his family moved to Haywood County where he spent the remainder of his life. When he died on February 18, 1907, at the age of 114, he had done what few people have ever done - lived in three centuries -the 18th, 19th, and 20th.
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Friends and colleagues of Charles Kuralt remember the famous broadcast-journalist in his early days before he went off to New York and the CBS network.
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