Archive for August 17th, 2007

A Soldier’s Tale

Just as the nation was embarking on the the current wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, North Carolinians were reminded of the conflicts, hot and cold, of an earlier era. Charles Robert Jenkins, a soldier from Rich Square, North Carolina, disappeared while patrolling the DMZ in Korea in 1965. Nothing was heard of him again until […]

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I’m proud to announce that the North Carolina Collection Gallery has been officially designated a Curiosity. The Gallery is featured in the new book North Carolina Curiosities, containing “quirky characters, roadside oddities and other offbeat stuff” from around the state. The entry on the Gallery mentions the permanent exhibit on Chang & Eng Bunker and, […]

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