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. Before flat-screen TVs there were chubby TVs — and these miniature souvenir knockoffs made in Hong Kong. “Blowing Rock N.C. on television” offers eight click-through color images, including Grandfather Mountain and Tweetsie Railroad. (Spot any unlisted Hugh Mortons, Stephen Fletcher?) Viewers of “Outer Banks N.C. / television” can gaze at only a single color […]

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Somebody went to a lot of trouble to put together this souvenir trinket — miniature foldout photos of North Carolina landmarks (State Capitol, Duke Chapel, etc.), encased in a  leather-like cover with metallic emblem, all attached to a link bracelet. The black and white images are “real photos” — like early postcards — rather than […]

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Moonshine mini-jugs were once found in souvenir shops coast to coast, but nowhere as commonly as in — how did you guess! — North Carolina. State Capitol? Check. Mount Mitchell State Park? Check. USS North Carolina? Check…. This jug from the Cherokee Reservation seems less comical than poignant, given Native Americans’ long struggle with alcoholism […]

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