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40458
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As one of the original states, North Carolina can claim rightful ownership of an original copy of the Bill of Rights. Individuals such as former state governor, state archivist, and National Constitution Center CEO reveal the battle to get this copy from the Midwestern family who’d had it since the end of the Civil War.
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40460
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One of 250 shelters for Appalachian Trail hikers, the Overmountain offers more than short-term refuge from the elements. It also offers an opportunity for positive environmental impact and change of perspectives that arise from belief in Appalachia stereotypes.
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40459
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Appalachian Barn Alliance has preserved more than one hundred barns, such as the one belonging to the Evelyn Anderson family since 1797. This effort is testament to these farm structures’ importance to generations of families, Appalachian culture, and region known as the Burley Belt.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 87 Issue 4, September 2019, p94-98, 100, 102, 104, 106 Periodical Website
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40461
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A former city planner from Tarboro found a new career as a photographer of historical houses across North Carolina. Watson Brown's pictures, occasionally mistaken for paintings, offers new views to old structures that may yield changed perspectives about these houses’ value.
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40462
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The pictured paintings on the sides of barns are more than just a decoration. They are works of art and reflection of Appalachia culture valued by natives and visitors alike, courtesy of Quilt Tours hosted by counties across North Carolina.
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40463
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Hugh MacRae Morton, famed photographer, had an appreciation of the area around Grandfather Mountain perhaps more akin to individuals like John Muir, co-founder of the Sierra Club. As for Morton's grandfather and former owner of Grandfather Mountain, Hugh McRae, his appreciation of the region leaned more toward development than conservation, as demonstrated by his ownership of Linville Improvement Company.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 87 Issue 4, September 2019, p200-202, 204, 206 Periodical Website
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40490
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The Fair Barn, formerly known as a site for equestrian events and exhibition hall for livestock, has more recently been given new purposes. Since the 1970s, this building, cited as the oldest surviving early 20th century exhibition hall in North Carolina, has become a popular site for community events such as weddings and concerts.
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