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for Our State Vol. 69 Issue 4, Sept 2001
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When General William Lee Davidson was killed in February 1781 in Mecklenburg County during the American Revolution, British soldiers stole his wallet. Years later it turned up in Great Britain's Public Records Office. In 2000, North Carolina \"colonials\" prevailed upon the British for its return. In July 2001, the wallet was placed in the General Davidson exhibit in the museum at the Guilford Courthouse National Park in Greensboro.
Martin continues his series of articles which list restaurants serving home cooking that are found just off interstate highways. This month he travels I-85 from the Yadkin River to Concord, making stops that include Rufty Market in Salisbury, Gary's Bar-B-Que at China Grove, and Angelo's Fish House in Concord.
Oral historian and storyteller Lynn Salsi writes books that preserve and document the stories and photographic records of North Carolina's people and places. In 2000, she received the prestigious Willie Parker Peace Award from the North Carolina Society of Historians.
In a ten-mile radius of Asheville are twenty-five bed and breakfast inns. Knight describes a number of them and what they offer to visitors, who are drawn by such attractions as Biltmore House, downtown Asheville, and scenic fall colors.