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Record #:
6022
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Covered bridges that once spanned waterways from the Coastal Plain to the Blue Ridge have almost disappeared, falling prey to neglect and the ravages of passing time. Muse describes the state's four remaining ones - Pisgah and Skeen's Mill bridges in Randolph County, Bunker Hill bridge near Claremont, Catawba County, and Rascoe's Mill bridge, Bertie County.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 5 Issue 6, Dec 1977, p11-12, 43, il
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6062
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North Carolina has some of the highest, most unusual, and picturesque waterfalls in the eastern United States. Almost 100 are found in the western counties in a triangle stretching from Linville to Brevard to Franklin. Williams describes a number of them, including Hickory Nut Falls, Horse Pasture, Linville Falls, and Dry Falls.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 5 Issue 6, Dec 1977, p19-21, 40-41, il
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35635
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The title, echoing a shout by her fellow schoolchildren, hinted at the poverty stricken circumstances revealed in her clothes. Christmas Day, though, was an occasion to forget all she lacked, because of presents given by relatives in California. The present most cherished was a copy of Louisa May Alcott, Little Women; she could relate all too well to its main characters, the Marsh family.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 5 Issue 6, Dec 1977, p8-10, 18
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35638
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The recollected memory took place during the author’s childhood visit to her grandmother Mary Casey. As for what took place in a town the author also regarded as home, it involved visitors from Virginia and Maryland. They helped to make one Christmas Eve in the village memorable through their participation in town’s annual Turkey Shoot.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 5 Issue 6, Dec 1977, p26-30
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35637
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The Andy in question was Andy Griffith, renowned chiefly for playing the title character in The Andy Griffith Show. The interview with Griffith yielded insights about his past work in theatre, as well as his present television productions. It also yielded the obligation that Griffith felt toward his hometown and state in helping to make him into the success he was as an actor.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 5 Issue 6, Dec 1977, p22-23, 25, 39
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35636
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This tongue in cheek interview revealed challenges part of the North Pole’s daily operations, such as the CIA’s interception of mail from children perceived as threatening and elves moonlighting to make ends meet. With all the challenges, Ms. Claus assured the work was well worth it, considering the joy the gifts gave to children.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 5 Issue 6, Dec 1977, p14-16, 46-47
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35639
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The Reed Gold Mine, located twenty miles east of Charlotte, boasted first discovering gold in the United States in 1799. Little Meadow Creek’s gold mining industry, beginning in the 1820s, revealed its lingering effects on the town at the present time. For the author, it was perceived in how visiting the Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site impacted her, her husband, and young son.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 5 Issue 6, Dec 1977, p31-34