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for The State Vol. 55 Issue 7, Dec 1987
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James Harold Jennings of Stokes County belongs to the outsider artist school. His colorful, primitive creations, made with such materials as scrap lumber, vines, and bright paint, attract collectors nationwide.
At one time the rail yards in Spencer were one of the largest staging and repair centers in the country. Now Historic Spencer Shops is a museum that interprets the bygone era of the steam locomotive.
Visiting the state's historic attractions at Christmas time provides an opportunity to see places like Tryon Palace, Biltmore House, and Chinqua-Penn Plantation House dressed up for the holidays.
Marshal Michael Ney, who was executed in 1815, was one of Napoleon's greatest soldiers. New evidence supports the legend that he escaped to the United states and was living in Rowan County at the time of his death in 1846.