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12301
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A tetra style Greek portico complete with Ionic columns once adorned the south face of Gerrard Hall, the fourth oldest building on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus. The portico was removed seventy-two years ago because the building was thought to face the wrong way toward a proposed road. The road was never built. Preservationists are requesting the portico to be rebuilt.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 2, July 1973, p22-23, il
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12297
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Once a busy place used by two railway systems, the Apex Depot had closed by 1969. The railroad company donated the building to the town. As the town's centennial approached, a community effort was launched to turn the old building into the Apex Community Library, and by late 1972 it was ready to open.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 2, July 1973, p14-16, il
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12300
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A graveside service and memorial plaque commemorated the life of Dr. Thomas Burke on May 27, 1973 at the Old Tyaquin Plantation, near Hillsborough. Burke was governor of North Carolina during the Revolutionary War, a lawyer, doctor, poet, and delegate to the Continental Congress at Philadelphia. He was one of the eight drafters of the Halifax Resolve. Burke County is named for him.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 2, July 1973, p17, il
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12296
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Talmadge Moose, a native of Albemarle, preserves the history of Stanly County by painting its citizens with an art style comparable to Grant Wood that has been labeled \"Southern Gothic.\"
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 2, July 1973, p10-12, il
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