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15036
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The county seat of the governor-produced county of Cleveland, North Carolina was named in honor of Colonel Isaas Shelby, tri-state pioneer - legislator in Virginia, solider in North Carolina, and first Governor of Kentucky. He also served in the War of 1812, and declined appointment as Secretary of War.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 6, July 1940, p6
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15037
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Charles F. Cates got the idea in 1898 that there might be money made in raising cucumbers and converting them into pickles. Now he owns a plant in Faison and local farmers raise the cucumbers for him.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 6, July 1940, p12-13, f
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15035
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Founded by pirates, developed by American colonists, destroyed by the railroads; that is the history of the host town of old Averasboro lying at the foot of Smiley's Falls on the Cape Fear River in the southern part of Harnett County.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 6, July 1940, p4, 20, f
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18071
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The largest boxwood in the world sits on the lawn of Don Walser in Lexington. It is 8 ft. 7 in. in height and 71 ft. 3 in. in circumference. Government representatives wanted to place it on the grounds of the Lincoln Memorial when it was under construction, but the size made it impossible to ship by rail or truck. The whole shrub is growing from one stem.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 6, July 1940, p11, 25, il
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18069
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This article recounts the opening of Morrow Mountain State Park, located in Stanly County.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 6, July 1940, p1-3, 20, il
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