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The new Michael Jordan Discovery Gallery at the Cape Fear Museum in Wilmington teaches children from 4 to 12 about natural history in the southeastern part of the state. Topics include upland forests, bottomlands, and maritime forests.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 4, Sept 1995, p3, il
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2488
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When imports of mica, a mineral of great strategic value to American military production during World War II, were cut off, the western part of the state became the nation's mining center for this critical mineral.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 4, Sept 1995, p17-18, il
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2486
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Micaville Gallery in Mitchell County features works of artists from Avery, Mitchell, and Yancy Counties. The gallery was a company store for Harris Clay Company workers in the 1920s and later a country store until the late 1970s.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 4, Sept 1995, p4-5, il
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2487
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James K. Polk, eleventh president of the United States, was born near Pineville in Mecklenburg County. State celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of his birth will culminate on November 5, 1995, at the James K. Polk Historic Site near Pineville.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 4, Sept 1995, p4, il
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2489
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Two of the state's top photographers, Norman Poole and Kevin Adams, have definite opinions of sites for fall foliage viewing, as seen in this pictorial essay.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 4, Sept 1995, p22-24, il
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2491
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Needham Bryan Cobb had a unique way to teach geography in the 19th Century. He incorporated the names of counties, creeks, sounds, and other features into poems that students then memorized from his 1887 book, POETICAL GEOGRAPHY OF NORTH CAROLINA.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 4, Sept 1995, p14, 16, por
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2493
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Rutherford County's Hickory Nut Gorge, encompassing Chimney Rock State Park, Lake Lure, and Bat Cave, attracts thousands of tourists from all over the country who enjoy a quiet, laid-back vacation.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 4, Sept 1995, p29-32, il
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2494
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Over 4,000 craftspeople work in the state's mountains. The Asheville-based Handmade in America seeks to make their work visible and widely known, benefitting not only the artisans but also the state's economy.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 4, Sept 1995, p33-35, 37-39, il
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2495
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Bob Inman, a well-respected television news anchorman for WBTV in Charlotte, is also a novelist and scriptwriter for made-for-television movies.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 4, Sept 1995, p40-41, por
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2492
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Created with General Assembly funding in 1974 and having 5,500 acres of forest and fourteen miles of mountain streams, South Mountain State Park in Burke County offers many activities for the adventurous young or old.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 4, Sept 1995, p25-27, il
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Located around its namesake, a 2,700-foot peak, Pilot Mountain in Surry County is a place of history and heritage, and a blend of the old and new. Many people remember it as Mount Pilot in \"The Andy Griffith Show.\"
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 4, Sept 1995, p10,12, il
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2504
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Established on October 1, 1955, by Dr. Christopher Crittenden, director of the Department of Archives and History, the state historic site program is 40 years old. Starting with 7 sites, the program now includes 23, with Fort Fisher the most popular.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 4, Sept 1995, p52, il
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