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9701
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Margaret Nygard and members of the Association for the Preservation of the Eno River Valley have been tireless workers against urban encroachment and unsound environmental policies. The 1,706-acre Eno State Park has been one of the Association's major accomplishments in their sixteen year fight to save the river.
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6069
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Duane Raver, the state's premier wildlife artist, is also one of the nation's best. He is well-known for his paintings of fish, birds, and small-game animals, done in a career of forty years. In addition to paintings for individuals, he has painted many magazine covers and illustrated fish books for North Carolina, Virginia, Oklahoma, and Louisiana.
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6060
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Dr. Richard Gordon Gatling of Maney's Neck in Hertford County was born September 12, 1818. In 1835, he invented a screw propeller for warships, but another inventor, John Ericsson, beat him to the U.S. Patent Office by a few days. Gatling was world-famous for his agricultural inventions by the middle of the 19th-century. After the outbreak of the Civil War, he began work on a weapon that would bring him lasting fame -- the Gatling Gun.
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6070
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Gunsmithing has a long history in North Carolina, dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries in Salem, Salisbury, and Jamestown. Richard Gatling and David \"Carbine\" Williams are among the famous gunsmiths in this ancient and demanding craft. Earley profiles three of the best in the 20th century: Hal Hartley of Lenoir; John Bivins, Jr., of Winston-Salem; and Joe Balickie of Apex.
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