Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 58 Issue 7, December 1990
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This article presents John T. Daniels, who went to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina to assist the Wright Brothers in launching their aircraft. This Dare County Coast Guard holds the prestige of being the first man ever wrecked in an airplane.
During December, a town in Gaston County, McAdenville, hosts a community wide Christmas light display funded by Stowe-Pharr Mills textile company. McAdenville has become known as “Christmas Town, USA,” which brings in thousands of tourists wishing to see the lights.
D.K. Clay Ltd. in Clayton is at least one of the largest and most successful pottery studios in North Carolina. The business has two large production kilns, 10,000 square feet of historic building, three full-time potters, and multiple other staff people.
Christmas is a mix of Pagan and Christian-rooted customs and this article presents how Christmas was celebrated in early North Carolina. It covers topics such as fireworks, gifting, caroling, superstitions, and tree decoration.