Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The North Carolina Booklet Vol. 9 Issue 3, January 1910
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The North Carolina chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) discusses their work in Pasquotank County. Significant historic sites in the county include the meeting area of the first State law-making assembly, the first State school, the first house of worship, and the first State court. The DAR hoped to memorialize these places by erecting granite markers.
Nixon provides a Revolutionary War history of Lincoln County, including discussion of residents and their livelihoods post-war. Special attention is given to the origin of place names, significant people, and Revolutionary War battles within county lines.
The North Carolina state motto Esse Quam Videri was adopted to express the honest character of North Carolinians. Translated as ‘to be rather than to seem,’ it was adopted in 1893 and adorns the North Carolina coat of arms.