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13254
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Fifty years ago, a new world was born at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, where the Wright brothers flew for 12 seconds in the first power-driven flight made by man in a heavier than air machine.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 7, July 1953, p3-5, il, por
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Reporters and editors alike were skeptical of the accomplishment of flight achieved by the Wright brothers in 1903 and 1908; many even refused to verify the rumors of the flights. Accounts of the feat were ignored until A.W. Drinkwater sent out his article on the 1908 flights, which finally convinced the world.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 7, July 1953, p6-7, f
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13278
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Old Cape Hatteras Light, guardian of the most dreaded shoals of the Atlantic, is back in service. First built in 1870, the lighthouse seemed to totter on the shore as the Banks shifted from winds and currents. In 1936, projects began to stabilize the shifting sands. The creation of fences, sand dunes, and sea grass patches have helped drive back the encroaching shore from the light, securing it for now.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 7, July 1953, p28-29, f
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13279
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Powell details the history of England's first American colony as Sir Walter Raleigh and an expedition commanded by Captains Philip Amadas and Arthur Barlowe sailed to North America and found trial and tragedy on the coast of North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 7, July 1953, p35-36, f
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13280
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Aviation pioneering in North Carolina did not end with the flights at Kitty Hawk. The first commercial airline in the United States flew through North Carolina, and today six lines serve the state, bringing air service to most of the population.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 7, July 1953, p38, 40, f
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13276
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On Roanoke Island once strode the greatest sea captains of England's finest era. In honor of the colonists who traveled down to North Carolina from Jamestown to colonize the Albemarle, The North Carolina Garden Club will build an Elizabethan Garden in the primitive soil of Roanoke Island.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 7, July 1953, p17-18, f
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13275
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Sharpe examines the history, geography, economic conditions, industries, and general society of Dare County.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 7, July 1953, p9, 11-15, map, f
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13277
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The Outer Banks have been called North Carolina's most pronounced geographical curiosity. Pleasants details the history and the changes that have occurred on the Outer Banks.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 7, July 1953, p21-23, f
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