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Dotting The Map With The North Carolina Gazetteer

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Because of the work of Dr. William S. Powell, professor of history at UNC-CH, and local historians, North Carolina possesses one of the most comprehensive gazetteers of any state in the nation. Titled THE NORTH CAROLINA GAZETTEER: A DICTIONARY OF TAR HEEL PLACES, the reference book records when the state's places were founded, when their names were first used, and how the place-names came into existence.
Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 44 Issue 2, Spring 2005, p4-5, il, por