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for The State Vol. 3 Issue 36, Feb 1936
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One of the most noted gardens in North Carolina is at Beverly Hall in Edenton, home of the late Dr. Richard Dillard. It is a garden of sentiment, where every flower, tree, urn and statue has a personal interest and story of its own.
Whig Party power in the state declined with the 1850 election for Governor of David Reid, a Democrat. He was elected to a second term but stepped down after one year to become a United States Senator. Three new counties were created during his term as Governor. His administration also saw the advancement of public education; manufacturing developing; new road construction, especially of the plank variety; and the growth of transportation companies both on land and water.
Seay recounts some of the forgotten events that are revealed by the old files of some of the state's early railroad companies of one hundred years or more ago. The information shows quite a bit of contrast between railroading then and now.