Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 39 Issue 21, April 1972
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The Battle of Bentonville was the largest land battle fought in North Carolina during the American Civil War and the only full-scale Confederate attempt to stop General Sherman after Atlanta. This article discusses the battle and the Harper House, which served as a field hospital during the battle and is now open to the public as a museum.
Purgatory Mountain was elected as the site of the North Carolina Zoological Park, set to open in 1975. The mountain and its surrounding acreage were a gift to the state by citizens of Randolph County. This article discusses the history and development of the area.
Gold was mined commercially in Franklin County for almost one hundred years from its discovery in 1835. This article presents the boom and subsequent decline of gold digging in Franklin County.