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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

The Price of Gold

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Hernando de Soto's (1496-1542) North American explorations from 1539-1541 led to the establishment of the first European outposts in the American South, including some in western North Carolina. However, conflicts with native tribes doomed these early efforts.
WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 3 Issue 1, January/February 2009, p64-71, il, por