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13112
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Showing a portion of a draft of a map of North Carolina from 1766, the image contained herein was additionally published in Sheer's, West India Pilot, 1771. Containing only a small portion of the state, the map shows the North Carolina and Virginia border in the upper northeastern part of the state. This is the third publication in a series by The State. The first part of the map was printed in the March 1957 issue, on pages 24-25. The second part is in the April 1957 issue, on page 23.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 24, Apr 1957, p19, map
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13108
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A private in the North Carolina Militia during the Revolutionary War, John Colwell fired the first shot in the Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge. On February 27th, 1776, the North Carolina Militia halted advancing Tories, preventing a rendezvous with British troops waiting in Wilmington.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 24, Apr 1957, p11, il
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13109
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Located on Bogue Banks and founded in 1918, the village of Salter Path was originally owned by Mrs. Alice Hoffman. Sharing the island with a group of squatters entitled to live there by, \"the right of adverse possession,\" Hoffman and the 325 squatters are part of a diverse history of the island that includes whaling and fishing.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 24, Apr 1957, p12-14, il
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The last of the stagecoach inns and relay points of its type in North Carolina, Person's Ordinary was deeded to the Women's Club for restoration efforts. A popular inn during the Revolutionary War, Person's Ordinary served as a stagecoach stop between Halifax and Petersburg as well as a relay station for Hillsboro, Halifax, and Edenton.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 24, Apr 1957, p17, il
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13110
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Under development by Appalachian Sulphides, Inc., North Carolina's first major copper mine since the late-1800s is underway. Gathering ores from shafts 30-90 feet deep, miners harvest chalcocite, averaging 20% copper content.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 24, Apr 1957, p16, 28, il
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13114
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Regarding road construction in North Carolina, this article is about the expanding transportation system from the 1920s through the 1950s. Focusing on the changes in technology as well as the labor force, the actions of companies such as the H.F. Ramsey Company, Macon Construction Company, as well as individual contractors like James F. Powell, Jr. are featured.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 24, Apr 1957, p46-47, il
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13113
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Containing an image showing the peaks of the Black Mountain Range of North Carolina, this article briefly discusses the geography and activities present in the region.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 24, Apr 1957, p24-25, il
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