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3285
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The Atkinson Milling Company, located on the Little River near Clayton in Johnston County, is one of the state's oldest grist mills still operating. Built in 1757 and rebuilt after a 1950 fire, the mill services a ten-county area.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 57 Issue 5, Oct 1989, p10-13, il
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3286
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Winston-Salem artist Bob Dance is nationally famous for his watercolors and acrylic landscapes and seascapes. One of his paintings, \"Hatteras Standing,\" was featured on a 25-cent U.S. Postal Service stamp.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 57 Issue 5, Oct 1989, p22-24, il
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3283
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One of the state's more unusual claims to fame was that it was once home to the man with the world's longest beard. Sam G. Brinkley of Mitchell County grew a beard of five feet eight inches. He was also featured in the Barnum & Bailey Circus.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 57 Issue 5, Oct 1989, p25, por
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3314
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The Tory Oak, a Wilkes County landmark, was used to hang five Tories after the Battle of Kings Mountain. On June 12, 1989, a storm heavily damaged the tree, but treatment will enable it to survive.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 57 Issue 5, Oct 1989, p4, il
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