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13363
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Blockade running during the Civil War was a common sight off of the coast of North Carolina. The second in a two-part series by THE STATE, the first half may be found in the March 1955 issue, Volume 22, Number 22, pages 11-12.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 25, May 1955, p11-12, il
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The P. Lorillard Company began construction on a $13 million dollar tobacco plant set to be the largest one-story factory of its kind in the world. Encompassing 12 acres, Lorillard's new plant is the largest construction project attempted in the state as well as the biggest expansion the company has undertaken in 25 years.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 25, May 1955, p9-10, 27, il
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13364
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Producers of sourwood honey, residents in Surry County utilize bees for honey production. Peak season runs during the summer months, specifically June and July. Bee keepers in this region claim that the cooling breezes of the Blue Ridge Mountains contribute to the flavor of this unique variety of honey.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 25, May 1955, p15
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13365
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This article gives a description and analysis of the earliest colonial settlements in North Carolina, with an emphasis on Nathaniel Batts and his community. Included is a copy of one of the earliest maps of the Carolinas.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 25, May 1955, p20-21, 23-24, map
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15735
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Leaving Asheville, Lanman travels twenty-five miles northerly, recording his trip to Black Mountain, later renamed Mount Mitchell, in his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghenies.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 25, May 1955, p17-18, il
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24692
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Part two of a two-part narrative, Wilkinson was in command of the ROBERT E. LEE (ship) and discusses what it was like to bring his ship through the Union blockading fleet in Wilmington during the Civil War.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 25, May 1955, p11-12, il
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24695
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The earliest developments in the Carolina region are obscure and uncertain. Some settlers bought land from Indians or received land from grants in Virginia prior to 1663. The author discusses some of the earliest settlements in the region.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 25, May 1955, p20-24, il, map
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24691
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The P. Lorillard Co. plant, which manufactures tobacco, will open at a new location in Greensboro. Because of this expansion, North Carolina will have four of the six largest cigarette manufacturing companies within its boundaries.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 25, May 1955, p9-10, 27, il
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24693
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The author discusses the development set to take place on Ocracoke, including a newly paved road that would bring in more tourists and change the quaint atmosphere of the area.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 25, May 1955, p13, 29, il
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24694
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In an excerpt from ‘Letter from the Alleghany Mountains,’ 1848 traveler Charles Lanman (1819-1895) describes his experience traveling on Black Mountain, a peak in the Alleghany Mountains that is today known as Mitchell.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 25, May 1955, p17-18, il
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