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for The State Vol. 55 Issue 6, Nov 1987
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The Rankin Museum of American Heritage in Ellerbe, which opened in 1986, features local, state, and national exhibits, including Native American artifacts, early farm implements, and works by the state's potters.
Born in Pitt County, William D. Herrington served in the Confederate cavalry during the Civil War and wrote three novels based on his experiences. He disappeared after being captured in 1865 and was never heard from again.
Not every brandy maker can have his product extolled by a governor, but R. A. Bynum of Farmville was one. In 1879, Governor Zebulon B. Vance's statement praising the apple brandy appeared on the front page of THE RALEIGH OBSERVER.
Stage plays, movies, and two popular television shows - \"The Andy Griffith Show\" and \"Matlock\" - have made Andy Griffith possibly the most recognizable North Carolinian in the nation.