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On April 16, 1865, General Joseph E. Johnston surrendered to Union General William T. Sherman at Bennett Place. It was the largest troop surrender of the Civil War and effectively ended the fighting. Jackson describes the events and relates what happened to the property afterwards.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 5, Oct 2008, p34-37, il, por Periodical Website
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Ghost walks have become a popular form of tourism for those who like the eerie and supernatural. At one time they were a part of the Halloween season only, but they have become so popular that many communities hold them year-round. Three coastal communities that offer walks are the Beaufort Ghost Walk, Ocracoke Ghost Walk and Historic Tour, and the Ghost Walk of Old Wilmington.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 5, Oct 2008, p132-134, 136, 138, il Periodical Website
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Fred Morgan spent thirty-four years as feature editor of The STANLEY NEWS & PRESS in Albemarle. He is also renowned as a collector of legends and ghost stories of the Uwharrie Mountains, which have been published in eight books.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 5, Oct 2008, p110-112, 114, 116, il, por Periodical Website
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Andreas Kremser, a Moravian who lived in the Single Brothers House in Salem, was killed when an excavation at the house collapsed on him. Duncan recounts sightings of him up till 1950, when a visiting minister determined that he should “lay the ghost.”
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 5, Oct 2008, p126-128, 130,, il Periodical Website
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Ghostly events at three mountain inns are described. They are the Spirit in Room 205 at the Balsam Mountain Inn, in Balsam; the Ghost Log at Green Park Inn, in Blowing Rock; and the Tale of the Pink Lady at the Grove Park Inn, in Asheville.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 5, Oct 2008, p100-102, 104, 106, 108, il Periodical Website
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In this continuing series on the best walks to take in North Carolina, Setzer describes a walk around Salisbury in Rowan County. The walk is located in the downtown area and covers 4.75 miles.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 5, Oct 2008, p44-46, 48, il Periodical Website
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10336
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Williamston, county seat of Martin 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 5, Oct 2008, p26-28, 30-32, il, map Periodical Website
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Bob Gernandt moved to the mountains from Durham over thirty years ago. He taught himself how to build dulcimers, at first using local woods, like walnut and cherry. As he became more successful, his woods expanded to Hawaiian koa and Oregon myrtle and native wood, like maple and spruce. Hammond discusses his work and his creations beyond dulcimers.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 5, Oct 2008, p170-172, 174-176, il, por Periodical Website
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Three bed-and-breakfast inns have ties to three famous musicians whose styles are vastly different. They are the Albemarle Inn in Asheville (Bela Bartok); Burke Manor Inn in Gibsonville (Nat “King” Cole); and The Culpepper Inn in Elizabeth City (Chet Atkins).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 5, Oct 2008, p162-164, 166-168, il, por Periodical Website
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Royal takes the reader on a tour of Elizabethtown, the county seat of Bladen County. Among the sights are the Corner Café; Tory Hole Park, where a Revolutionary War battle took place in 1781; Jones Lake State Park; and the Front Porch Restaurant.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 5, Oct 2008, p178-180, 182, 184, il Periodical Website
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Rowe discusses the furniture creations of Don Wright, who started his company, the Wright Table Company, in 1971, near Morganton.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 5, Oct 2008, p152-154, 156158, il, por Periodical Website
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