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Archive for June 7th, 2010

This Month in North Carolina for June describes the visit made by the Father of our Country to Salem, North Carolina, in 1791. A good time seems to have been had by all. I wonder if GW tried the sugarcake? Read all about it at: June 1791 – George Washington Visits Salem, NC

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“[In 1952] Senator Willis Smith hailed ‘the people of Greek ancestry’ who had come to North Carolina and ‘conducted themselves in a businesslike way.’ Smith was sure there were ‘no better citizens’ of his state. But, of course, their successful absorption reflected the fact that ‘the percentage of foreign-born in my state is the smallest […]

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