Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 24 Issue 7, Aug 1956
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Five attempts at constructing a lighthouse on the dangerous Diamond Shoals prior to 1894 failed. Proving too difficult a project to undertake, a lightship was stationed 15 miles off shore to warn mariners of the perilous shifting shoals.
Rufus de Vane King, a North Carolina native born in 1786, and Joseph Lane, another local North Carolinian born in 1801, served in various legislative positions at the state and national levels through the 19th-century.
8 September 1956, North Carolina residents will go to the polls and vote on amendments to the state constitution. Mainly dealing with desegregation in schools and educational expenses, this article discusses the upcoming amendments and offers the author's opinion on each.
North Carolina residents are experiencing a revival in the interest of sailing. Largely due to the formation of the Carolina Sailing Club, locals have taken to exploiting inland waters for leisure instead of the traditional oceanic setting.
The text and illustrations from Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 20 October 1866, offers a graphic contemporary description of a once important North Carolina crop.
Ziegler and Grosscup discuss late 19th-century bear hunting expeditions in the Alleghenies.