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for The State Vol. 9 Issue 8, July 1941
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Two monuments were erected in Graham County to honor Junaluska, Native American chief during the 18th century. He aided General Andrew Jackson's forces in the battle with Creek Indians and was credited with saving Jackson's life during the Battle of Horsehoe Bend. Neither of Junaluska's efforts solidified Jackson's allegiance and Jackson ordered a militia to remove the Cherokee from the mountains. The Mexican War slowed these efforts and Junaluska along with his Cherokee tribesmen remained in the Smoky Mountains.
This article describes the construction that is going on at Fort Bragg near Fayetteville. Since last September 2,739 structures have been built. The 99 percent completion rate, says the writer, \"is just about as close as construction work will ever be completed at the Fort, because there will always be some building going on.\"
Continuing his travels around the state, Goerch recounts the things of interest he found in Carteret County. He describes it as \"a land with an interesting historical background and a land of enchanting waters, where Nature has provided most liberally in her supplies from the earth, the seas, and the air.\"
Lawrence writes of Judge Reade \"that he overcame tremendous obstacles in order to gain an education but finally became one of the greatest lawyers, jurists, and businessmen North Carolina has ever known.\"