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Another section of Mouzon's map joins up to the west of the previously printed map. The map was drawn up for use by the British Military but was used on by both sides of the Revolution. It designates landholdings, inns, ferries, bridges, and other prominent features.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 4, July 1955, p21, map
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15643
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Tanglewood Park, originally the 1,100-acre farm and home of William and Kate B. Reynolds, has a farm, blacksmith shop, vacation cabins, steam locomotive, plus a large endowment to finance it. The couple left the property to the people of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. They also left $200,000 to develop the farm into a public playground. Also provided were 20,000 shares of Reynolds stock which generates $40,000 a year for the park's development, operating, and maintenance costs.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 4, July 1955, p12-13, 26, il
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The old Fairfield Inn, located two miles from Cashiers, has undergone a $1 million transformation in 1954. Now called the Sapphire Valley Inn and Country Club, it opened last month will all sixty rooms completely done over and dining provided by a French chef. Across the road an eighteen hole golf course in under construction. Other improvements include new landscaping, a pool, and new parking areas.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 4, July 1955, p17, il
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deLue is the travel editor of the Boston Globe. Recently he made a trip down the North Carolina coast and wrote a series of articles on what he saw for his newspaper. In this article he describes Elizabeth City and the 1790 Grice-Fearing House.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 4, July 1955, p12-13, il
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One of the most famous battles of the Revolutionary War was fought at King's Mountain on October 7, 1780 and resulted in a defeat for the British force. Thomas Jefferson called it the turning of the tide in the struggle for independence. Now the story of North Carolina's part in this historic battle is told in the outdoor drama, \"The Sword of Gideon.\" Now in its fifth year, the play is presented each summer by the King's Mountain, NC, Little Theatre.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 4, July 1955, p18-19, il
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