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for The State Vol. 12 Issue 50, May 1945
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The original boundary line between North and South Carolina, established more than two centuries ago, was clearly proved in recent years by a stately pine tree whose age is found to exceed 350 years. And if it weren't for this tree, chances are the states would still be squabbling over the location of the state line.
There were many interesting features in connection with the issuance of paper money during the early history of North Carolina. The first bills were issued in 1712, and taxes collected were used to build forts and applied to public debt. The bills were printed on ordinary paper and were signed by Generals, Governors, Attorney Generals.
Fontana promises to be one of the greatest tourist attractions within the boundaries of North Carolina, with sites like Fontana Lake, the newly constructed dam, and the scenic mountain peaks.