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6257
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Latta Place, the home of Scotsman James Latta in Mecklenburg County, was a thriving cotton and corn plantation around 1800. Deadwyler describes the architecture of the house, a Federal \"row house\" style seldom seen in either North or South Carolina at the beginning of the 19th-century.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 6, Nov/Dec 1978, p7-8, 46, il
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6258
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Seventy-five years after the Wright Brothers flew at Kitty Hawk, a new form of flying dominates the skies there - hang gliding. Ames discusses this exciting new sport; Francis Rogallo, the inventor of hang gliding; and John Harris, who operates a hang gliding school.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 6, Nov/Dec 1978, p18-20, 22, 24, il
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6265
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Charlotte painter Charles Roy Smith is profiled in this TAR HEEL article. His work ranges from landscapes to people in various activities. Smith is known for his close-up style, paintings that force you to focus in on the subject. His paintings sell for between $100 and $2,000, with an average being $500.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 6, Nov/Dec 1978, p50-51, il, por
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35696
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The Black Drink and Great Man, or a variety of tea and the known commonly gingsen, were among the multitude of remedies the Cherokee and Catawba produced from wild herbs. Such remedies, shamans in Nations such as these used in centuries past to treat a variety of medical conditions. What is modern is the regard for these remedies’ effectiveness, in particular for their power to provide a holistic cure.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 6, Nov/Dec 1978, p60-62
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35695
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The Bigfoot Legend was widespread: sightings in Columbus and Brunswick Counties proved this. The discovery in Winnabow of footprint tracks, nearly a foot and a half long, was no exception to the standard story. Where they from man or beast of exceptional size, though? One native offered a $25.00 cash award for anyone willing to provide proof.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 6, Nov/Dec 1978, p42-43
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35692
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A dance, originating in Appalachia and blend of Western European and Cherokee influences, had made a comeback. Its present popularity could be seen in counties such as Henderson, whose own Blue Ridge Mountain Dancers performed at the New York World’s Fair in 1964.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 6, Nov/Dec 1978, p11-12
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35693
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Homes gained value in ways that couldn’t be defined by the year of construction or a place in a historical house directory. For the author, there’s no place like home was proven in porches as well as peepholes, hand rived shingles as well as shake roofs. From these discoveries, one can gain a new perspective on the old days.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 6, Nov/Dec 1978, p27
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35694
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For Southerners like James and Patty Massey, the War between the States left its presence in stories of what the South had been like before the Yankee invasion. It left ghosts and ghost stories, which proved hauntings happened in ways beyond the War’s decades’ strong aftermath.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 6, Nov/Dec 1978, p32-34
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35697
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Carolista Baum participated in a citizens’ drive to save Jockey Ridge and Chicamacomico Coast Guard Station. She played a pivotal role in the North Carolina Nature Conservancy and logged volunteer hours for projects such as Chapel Hill preservation. She acted as publisher for Brandon Press and Carolista Designers, producer of historical and educational coloring books. From such endeavors, Baum may be regarded as a woman worthy of remembrance.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 6, Nov/Dec 1978, p64