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NCpedia is an online encyclopedia about North Carolina, U.S.A. As of September 1, 2016, NCpedia included 7,093 entries and 7,432 images! Learn more.

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South Davidson Middle School in Denton, NC uses NCpedia for student projects!  Check out interactive, multimedia biography projects using NCpedia created by students for some of the state's famous musicians at http://sms.davidson.k12.nc.us/departments/finearts/carolhinson/collaborative_projects/

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This Day in North Carolina History

“Old Hickory” Division Breaks Hindenburg Line

On September 29, 1918, the 30th Infantry Division broke the Hindenburg Line, an important segment of the German defensive [...]

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