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for The State Vol. 6 Issue 32, Jan 1939
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Wilkes Cary was a Caswell County legislator and remarkable for being an ex-slave. His career began as a blacksmith before becoming a schoolteacher. He held the titles of \"County Examiner\" and \"Superintendent of Public Instruction.\"
Governor Montford Stokes, one of North Carolina's early governors, built Morne Rouge in 1830. Located near Wilkesboro, it was known in its times as one of the state's most famous mansions. Today it is in a bad state of repair, but many indications of its former grandeur can still be seen.