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Some of the best mail-order nurseries in the nation are located in the Research Triangle Metropolitan Area. Silcox-Jarrett discusses Niche Gardens, located near Chapel Hill, which has been supplying native plants to local residents and mail-order customers since 1986.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 1, June 2008, p42-44, 46, 48, il Periodical Website
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Sir Walter Raleigh commissioned John White to publicize the new domain of Queen Elizabeth. White's watercolor depictions of 16th-century Roanoke Island gave Europeans their first look at the previously unexplored territory.
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In this pictorial essay, Milling discusses the work of eight outstanding North Carolina photographers over the last seven decades.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 1, June 2008, p60-78, il, por Periodical Website
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Rutherfordton, the county seat of Rutherford County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 1, June 2008, p26-28, 29, 32, il, map Periodical Website
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Johnson discusses the life and work of North Carolina author John Ehle.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 1, June 2008, p38-40, il, por Periodical Website
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Pittard discusses the life and work of David Stick, who is the leading authority on the people and events that shaped the Outer Banks over the last four hundred years. The author of a dozen books and numerous articles, Stick donated his personal library and archives to the North Carolina Office of Archives and History in 1986, to be maintained as a public research center. Located in Manteo, the Outer Banks History Center opened to the public in 1989.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 1, June 2008, p116-118, 120-122, 124, il, por Periodical Website
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William S. Powell is professor emeritus of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After World War II, Powell began his life's work in 1948, as a research historian at the North Carolina Office of Archives and History and later spent the bulk of his career at UNC. A leading authority on the people and events that have shaped North Carolina over the last four hundred years, he has written many books on the state's history and geography.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 1, June 2008, p106-108, 110, 112-114, il, por Periodical Website
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10133
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For over four decades, the Order of the Longleaf Pine has recognized citizens' contributions to North Carolina or a community through career, civic, or individual effort. Past winners include Charles Kuralt, Charlie Daniels, Shirley Caesar, and Gaylord Perry.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 1, June 2008, p92-94, 96, 98, il Periodical Website
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The STATE magazine's first issue was published on June 3, 1933, and its publisher, Carl Goerch, was from New York. Goerch was born in Tarrytown in 1891 and came to North Carolina in 1913. Hodge recounts how Goerch started the magazine, which would become one of the top regional publications in the nation, and discusses other individuals, including Billy Arthur and Bill Sharpe, who were closely connected with it.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 1, June 2008, p126-128, 130-133, il, por Periodical Website
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Verlee discusses the history of Astyptodyne, a product that has been around for 102 years and one that has long been a staple in the medicine cabinets of generations of North Carolinians. The medicine was discovered by accident in Wilmington in 1906 and has only one ingredient--pine oil. However, what happens to the oil between the tree and the bottle is a closely guarded secret. The medicine is said to cure everything but a broken heart.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 1, June 2008, p156-158, 160-162, 164, il Periodical Website
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John E. Cooper is research curator of crustaceans at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh and has studied crayfish for over forty years. They are among the largest and more numerous animals in the state's freshwaters. In the past nineteen years, fifteen species have been added to the state's list of native crayfish.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 1, June 2008, p168-172, il Periodical Website
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Baer discusses the work and creations of Carmen Grier, who lives near Bakersville in Mitchell County. Grier uses vibrant fabrics to create wall hangings and wearable art in the form of scarves.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 1, June 2008, p176-178, 180-182, il, por Periodical Website
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