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30789
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An important source of public revenue, tourism is one of the North Carolina's major industries. From the mountains to the coast, the travel industry brings vast indirect benefits and initial cash returns to not only associated businesses but also other industries such as textiles, furniture, and tobacco. Dollars earned through food, lodging, gas, and entertainment, funnel back to the tax payer, helping with education and infrastructure development.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 16 Issue 2, June 1958, p10, 12, 14, 16, 49
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30791
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The North Carolina Travel Council provides leadership in the state's tourism industry, which is currently comprised of loosely related businesses and thousands of independent operators. Providing a voice for the tourist industry to the state, the Travel Council also sponsors projects such as the anti-littering campaign, 'Keep North Carolina Beautiful' Program, and an informational sign program in cooperation with the State Highway Commission.
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30792
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Making history since 1584, North Carolina's historic buildings and artifacts now draw thousands of visitors each year. From the Orton Plantation in Wilmington to the Southern Branch Philadelphia Mint in Charlotte, North Carolina history provides tourists with vast places to explore.
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30797
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The Pirates Jamboree in Dare County, North Carolina featured the dedication of America's first National Seashore as an opening to the season in 1958. The rapidly developing region will welcome visitors for the vacation season, providing access to historical dramas, miles of surf line and fishing spots, Wright Brothers national Monument, Elizabethan Gardens, and now, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 16 Issue 2, June 1958, p32-33, 48, por, map
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30796
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Surprisingly, some of the most interesting tourist attractions in North Carolina have become manufacturing and industrial plants. More than half a million people take tours of the Liggett and Myers Tobacco Company cigarette factory in Durham or the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company plant in Winston-Salem. Other industries, such as paper, furniture, and mountain craft plants also offer tours.
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30800
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Spring brings peak activity to North Carolina's big mid-south golf and riding resorts. Horse training centers for training and conditioning of horses for race or show is another multi-million dollar industry in the North Carolina's tourism appeal. Steeplechase races, harness horse races, hunter trials, and horse shows provide visitors a glimpse of the full racing and show circuits.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 16 Issue 2, June 1958, p34-35, 39, por
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30802
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The summertime circuit of outdoor historical dramas in North Carolina starts in June. In Cherokee, Manteo, and Boone, staged shows present audiences a glimpse of life in the first English settlements, the struggle of the Cherokee Indians, and life as a southern Appalachia pioneer.
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30795
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North Carolina has been endowed with a variety of breath-taking natural attractions, but many visitors prefer the coast. For sportsmen and boaters, or families and day-trippers, North Carolina's southeastern beaches sun, sand, and entertainment.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 16 Issue 2, June 1958, p24, 26, 28, por, map
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30801
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North Carolina provides year-round field and wood activity for sportsmen. From oceans and sounds to lakes and streams, 30 variety of game fish are caught throughout the state's waters. Additionally, waterfowl hunting and game such as deer, bear, and boar bring thousands to the state.
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30803
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Hundreds of beautiful vistas and sites draw visitors to Boone, Asheville, Cherokee, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. From mountain hiking and fishing to scenic drives, the western region of North Carolina provides unique tourist opportunities.
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30804
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A thin barrier of golden sand creates the barrier islands along North Carolina's coast. From Whalebone Junction at the end of Nags Head to Ocracoke, Cape Hatteras seashore stretches 70 miles and features pristine beaches and geological wonders, shipwrecks, and historic legends alongside rapid residential and tourism development.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 16 Issue 2, June 1958, p44-47, por, map