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Archive for June 7th, 2010

George Washington meets the Moravians!

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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