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Tabitha Anne Holton was a 22-year-old woman who became North Carolina‚Äôs first female attorney after successfully passing the bar examination, alongside her brother, Samuel Melanchthon Holton, in 1878. Her success was published in both Northern and Southern newspapers and drew a variety of comments, including some about her appearance. She practiced with her brother in […]

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On this day in 1913: As part of his proclaimed Good Roads Days, Gov. Locke Craig, clad in overalls, takes up a shovel on a Buncombe County work crew. Craig’s call for two days of volunteer maintenance on the state’s dirt roads elicits mixed response. In Guilford County more than 1,000 men show up; students […]

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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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