Archive for September 1st, 2009

The Birth Of O. Henry

Read Harry McKown’s latest installment in the ever-popular This Month in North Carolina History series—”The Birth of O. Henry.”

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I noticed this postcard the other day, and I’m posting it not for what it shows, but for what it doesn’t—the enormous brick and metal fence that now encloses the whole city block. This postcard is dated ca. 1912. I wonder when the fence was added?

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