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for The North Carolina Preservationist Vol. Issue 17, Nov/Dec 1979
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The North Carolina Division of Archives and History has teamed up with the North Carolina Department of Transportation to identify and preserve the state's diminishing number of metal truss bridges.
Growth, development, and change pressures in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s awakened residents of Salisbury to the importance of their cultural heritage, especially in their historic homes. The October Tour of 1979 provided a keen opportunity to showcase these resources.
Already a leader in historic preservation, North Carolina has moved to the forefront again; this time its advance is through the Supreme Court's approval of of historic district regulations in North Carolina cities. The courts upheld the historic district ordinance for Raleigh's Oakwood neighborhood.
In 1978/79, the northern piedmont communities of Henderson and Wake Forest were introduced to historic preservation planning. Each town has begun to make an inventory of their historical and architectural assets.
Many people have become involved in the restoration of homes and shops in Wilmington. Included in the restoration projects is St. Thomas Catholic Church, the second oldest Catholic church in North Carolina.