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Written in 1848 and based on the travels of Charles Lanman, this article contains an excerpt from Lanman's book, Letters from the Alleghanies. This is the second article in a series by The State, detailing the mountains and western portion of the state prior to the Civil War. The first part of this series can be found in the September 1954 issue, Volume 22, Number 8, pages 10-11, 45.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 9, Sept 1954, p10-12, 48, il
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13203
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Formed in 1841 from parts of Burke and Wilkes Counties, Caldwell County is one of the leading furniture producing regions. Historically known for various forms of industrial production as well as agriculture, Caldwell is a locally referred to as, \"The Happy Valley.\"
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 9, Sept 1954, p21-28, il, map
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Caldwell County is named for Dr. Joseph Caldwell, who was a math professor (1796) and later president (1806) of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Pleasants lists towns in the county, including Lenoir, Granite Falls, Rhodhiss, Hudson, and Globe, and gives information on how they were named and how they grew.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 9, Sept 1954, p32-33, 38, il
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13206
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At the recent Tar Heels Afloat Cruise, held in Washington, North Carolina, there were 75 recreational vessels from Ahoskie and New Bern, which reveals an increase in use and ownership of recreational watercraft within state waters.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 9, Sept 1954, p39, 41-42
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13204
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The third formed but currently the oldest operating high school band in North Carolina, the Lenoir High School Band is renowned for excellence and organization.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 9, Sept 1954, p29-31, il
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W. O. Saunders, late editor and publisher of the Elizabeth City Independent, was, in his time, perhaps the most widely known North Carolinian in the world. He was a crusader and a nonconformist, and his antics gained him a certain amount of infamy and many enemies. Yet his was the first newspaper to issue a special edition (now a collector's item) on outdoor privies, and he put America in slacks, dreamed up The Lost Colony pageant, promoted the Wright Memorial Bridge, and conceived the monument to the Wright Brothers at Kill Devil Hills.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 9, Sept 1954, p13, 46, por
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15717
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This is the second in a series of articles on editors of country newspapers.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 9, Sept 1954, p15
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