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Horne Creek Farm, established by Thomas Houser between 1875 and 1880 in Surry County, has been selected by the Div. of Archives and History to be the first living history farm. Chosen from 5,000 entries, it was designated a State Historic Site in 1987.
Mules stolen from the Union army began Ashley Horne's fortune. In 1911, frustrated by the lack of legislative funding to honor Confederate women, the Confederate veteran paid $10,000 to build a monument to Confederate women on Capitol Square in Raleigh.
Although Charlotte's Randolph Scott played a variety of roles during his thirty-year movie career, he is best remembered for his portrayal of the man of the West in thirty-eight feature films.
Founded in 1961 by Lily and Bud Schiele, the Schiele Museum of Natural History and Planetarium in Gastonia contains over 10,000 items, dating from pre-history to the present, and schedules activities like Indian dancing.