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Archive for August 1st, 2010

This Month in North Carolina History In August 1957 Igor Bensen landed a “roadable” gyrocopter at the state fairgrounds in Raleigh and then drove it to Cameron Village to do some shopping. Later his wife met him in a station wagon. They then packed the gyrocopter in the back and went home. The unusual flying […]

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– Thomas Day, altruistic slaveholder? — Poplar Grove Plantation pays tribute to the peanut. — A Guilford County hunting lodge designed by Stanford White and decorated with medieval suits of armor. — Weedkillers gone wild in Charlotte and Manteo. — What pop culture curator wouldn’t want to “own the ultimate piece of Lucas Scott memorabilia“?

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