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Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective opened this past Saturday at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. The Museum of History is the sixth venue for the exhibition since its debut in August 2013 at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University in Boone.  The Morton photographs will […]

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— A view thanks to Hugh. — “I wanted to put to rest…  the idea that there were no African-Americans in Western North Carolina.” — Halifax Resolves: a bottom-up declaration of independence. — “Likely the most architecturally ‘fun’ house in Durham.” — NPR joins mourning for Appalachian Cultural Museum.

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“In Wayne County, N. C., a depressed farmer cut off the rear end of his ‘disused’ automobile, fastened shafts to the axle, backed in a mule, went riding…. Soon the roads of eastern North Carolina were overrun with similar vehicles pulled by mules, horses, oxen, goats or a pair of husky boys. North Carolinians, many […]

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