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Isham Blake of Fayetteville was born June 21, 1766. He served as General Marquis de Lafayette's fifer in 1779, and witnessed Cornwallis's surrender at Yorktown in 1781. After the war, Blake married, fathered eight children, and was a successful mason. As a member of the Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry, he served as a body guard when Lafayette returned to the area in 1825. Blake died in 1836.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 43 Issue 5, Oct 1975, p15-16, il, por
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Conway discusses the work of three giants of North Carolina mountain pottery--Oscar Louis Bachelder and Walter B. Stephen (Buncombe County) and Ernest A. Hilton (McDowell County). Each had worked at his craft fifty years or more.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 43 Issue 5, Oct 1975, p8-10, il, por
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9864
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When the Macon County jail was closed in 1972, the Macon County Art Association and the Macon County Gem and Mineral Society turned the hundred-year-old building into an art museum and gem and mineral museum. The gem and mineral collection is one of the largest in western North Carolina. Admission is free, and over 1,000 persons visit per season.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 43 Issue 5, Oct 1975, p18-19, il
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