Archive for February 12th, 2009

Was Abraham Lincoln A Tar Heel?

Yes, we have already discussed this topic on the blog (see: Abe Lincoln’s Carolina Roots), but in honor of Honest Abe’s birthday we are doing it again. Plus, a colleague at the NC Office of Archives and History has written an article on Lincoln’s North Carolina connections. You can read it at: Was Abraham Lincoln […]

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Krispy Kreme Challenge

This past weekend I attended the Krispy Kreme Challenge, an event in Raleigh which has become an extremely popular tradition in a very short time. Founded by NCSU students in 2004, the race had 12 runners the first year. This year there were 5,519! The Challenge can be summed up as this: “Run. Eat doughnuts. […]

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