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29209
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Sir John White was one of the first men to explore what would become North Carolina, and served as governor of the ill-fated Lost Colony. He was also a highly observant artist, whose detailed sketches and paintings are among the best records of the North Carolina coast and its native population at the time of European exploration.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p28-30, il
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29211
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Skiing has become a popular sport and industry in the North Carolina mountains. This guide covers the best ski resorts and areas in the state, such as Sugar Mountain and Beech Mountain. It also covers proper ski attire, equipment, and where people can learn how to ski.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p63-74, il, por
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29207
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One of the shiniest and newest exhibits at the North Carolina Museum of Life and Science in Durham came from a Charlotte junkyard. The exhibit is a vintage DC-3 airplane and significant part of North Carolina aviation history. It was one of the first passenger airplanes to fly for a North Carolina company.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p18-19, il
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29208
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The governorship of North Carolina, the highest governmental office, is also the oldest. This article discusses the history of the state’s political system and the upcoming 1980 gubernatorial election.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p28-30, por
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29210
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Legendary Coach Bones McKinney led the Wake Forest University basketball team to win the Dixie Classic in 1959. In this article, McKinney talks about this achievement and his own basketball career.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p53-83, por
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35777
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The author offered descriptions of restored homes such as Halifax’s 1760 Owens House and Kenanville’s 1800 Liberty Hall. Included was description of events such as the Outer Banks village of Rodanthe’s celebration of little Christmas. From the collection of these holiday happenings, revealed was how the Yuletide season was celebrated in the Tarheel State during its pre and post-Colonial days.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p25-26
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35784
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Art has found a plenteous place in Dare County. Businesses that offered their places included Carolista Jewelry and Design, Barrier Island Gallery, and My Mother’s Place restaurant. Noted were individuals like printmaker Hubby Blevin (also an amateur archaeologist); New York born painter Jean Montana, and woodcarver Gary Storm. This flow of creative juices suggested something in the water—and air—inspired this bustling colony.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p17S-18S
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35783
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This restaurant, started by a father and son, has changed hands twice since its opening during WWII. Remaining constant is offering fisherman their first catch of the early day in a hearty breakfast. As for what has become true over the years, that was offering this first catch of the day to all, and in the process, making the restaurant a hang-out for natives and visitors alike.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p7S-8S
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35778
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An encounter on a train with a stranger left him the owner of a coat seemingly tailored for him and a pocketful of dollars that seemed like pennies from heaven. From that meeting and gifts, Owen was taught this lesson: the best gifts aren’t always wrapped up in a box and bow.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p31-32, 56
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35779
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Described were monuments to a momentous occasion in Kill Devil Hills’ history. One was the statue erected in 1927. Another, founded by a group of North Carolinians that year, was the Kill Devil Hills Memorial Association. A third was a museum that allowed visitors to experience vicariously the brothers’ first flights. As for another more recent endeavor, that was the First Flight Society started by NC natives such as Dare County’s Aycock Brown.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p3S
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35780
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Places in Dare County like Colington Island and the village of Duck offered haven for many creatures of the two legged variety. A book cited by Murray, John Lawson’s A New Voyage to Carolina (1709), also made mention of the Merlins and Swaddle-bills who inspired the first flight made almost two centuries later.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p4S-6S