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Posts Tagged ‘lost colony’

– What was his great-great-great grandfather thinking? – A play about Harriet Jacobs, a film about Carl Sandburg. – Death noted: Clyde King, whose long baseball career began with an overnight transformation from Tar Heel to Brooklyn Dodger. – Roadside marker in Fayetteville is state’s first to  recognize a Muslim. – Lost Colony researcher‘s  “two […]

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– Looking for the Lost Colony in all the wrong places? – “Bear hunting highlights Asheville’s cultural divide” – Who you calling “Buddy row“? – How a Confederate veteran did right by five Union dead in Richmond County. – Neogenealogists eager to shepherd black sheep. – Can Vollis Simpson “put Wilson on the map”?

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– Before you pocket that arrowhead…. ….maybe you’ve found the vanished village of Secotan! – Inspired by Bill Ferris, he mined the obits for Southern nicknames that deserve eternal life.  (Unfortunately absent online is the full list that appeared in print.)

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In the July 2009 North Carolina Historical Review, David La Vere, professor of history at UNC Wilmington, argued for taking seriously the “Dare Stone” found near the Chowan River in 1937: “Scholars have dismissed the stone as a forgery, but a closer look shows it might well be what it purports to be: a last […]

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