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The Highlands Biological Station was founded in 1927 and is part of the University of North Carolina system. The station includes a botanical garden, nature center, research facilities, and public programs. The center focuses on interpreting the natural and cultural heritage of the Southern Appalachians.
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The North Carolina Estuarium, located in Washington, focuses on the unique environment of the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system, which covers all or part of 36 counties. It is the state's largest system, and the country's second behind the Chesapeake Bay. The facility opened in 1998 with exhibits presenting ecosystem, history, fish and wildlife, and human interaction with the estuary.
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Habitat for Humanity has built and sold over 100,000 homes and operates in over 2,000 communities in 83 different countries. In November 2001, Lake Norman resident Paul Leonard was selected to be board chairman of Habitat International for a two-year term. Leonard is an ordained minister with wide experience in home building.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 69 Issue 11, Apr 2002, p34, 36-37, por Periodical Website
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Fayetteville, county seat of Cumberland County, was one of ten American cities awarded the coveted All-American City Award in June 2001. Pressley describes how to spend a perfect weekend there, enjoying the city's history, outdoor recreation, and military might at Fort Bragg and Pope Air Force Base.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 69 Issue 11, Apr 2002, p120-122, 124-125, il Periodical Website
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A number of tunnels run under the city of Wilmington, the largest and most famous being Jacob's Run. LaVere discusses their origins along with facts and fiction about these two-hundred-year-old structures.
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Grifton, in Pitt County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. Comer discusses the town's history, its surviving the flood in the wake of Hurricane Floyd, and its well-known Shad Festival.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 69 Issue 11, Apr 2002, p18-20, 22, il Periodical Website
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Warren County is OUR STATE magazine's featured county of the month. Although sparsely populated, the county boasts a rich historical and architectural heritage.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 69 Issue 11, Apr 2002, p112-113, 115-116, il Periodical Website
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