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10790
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The home of the 11th United States President James K. Polk was located in Mecklenburg County. Though home is gone, a brick pyramid remains, honoring the birthplace. North Carolina bought the land and restored the memorial, creating the Polk Memorial Park in 1966.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 34 Issue 22, Apr 1967, p11-12, il
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10792
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The C.S.S. NEUSE, a Confederate ironclad constructed in Kinston, has been recovered. The ship sank in 1865 when Union soldiers invaded Kinston and Joseph H. Price, the boat's commander, ordered the vessel destroyed to prevent capture. The ship, currently scheduled for restoration work, was excavated in 1961.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 34 Issue 22, Apr 1967, p15-16, il
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10791
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Cape Lookout Lighthouse is a national tourist attraction in Carteret County and is accessible by sail boat ferry from Harkers Island. The 100-year old tower underwent reconstruction after the Civil War and operates as a visual warning for ships along the dangerous Lookout Shoals.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 34 Issue 22, Apr 1967, p13, il, map
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12589
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Designated by a pile of stones shaped into a pyramid, the location of James K. Polk's birthplace can be seen in Mecklenburg County. Erected by the Mecklenburg Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, between 1845 through 1849, the stone pyramid served as a temporary monument prior to renovations that included improved road access, a new museum, a guest center, log homestead, and a rebuilt honorary pyramid.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 34 Issue 22, Apr 1967, p11-12, il
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