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Asheville
by Bowman, Charles H., Jr. Asheville by Charles H. Bowman Jr., 2006 See also: Biltmore House; Buncombe Turnpike; Grove Park Inn; Thomas Wolfe Memorial; University of North Carolina at Asheville; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Asheville
by Gregory, Lisa. Asheville by Lisa Gregory Government & Heritage Library, 2010. See also: Pisgah National Forest; Biltmore House; Asheville (UNC Press) Asheville, whose namesake is North Carolina [...] (from NCpedia.)
Bath
by Norris, David A. Bath became the first incorporated town in North Carolina in 1705. The town also boasted the state's first library (1701), church (1734), and free school (ca. 1753). Bath is thought to be on or near [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bath
by Latham, Bea. The adage that “the grass is always greener on the other side” can in some ways be applied to the exploration of unknown lands hundreds of years ago. Were it not for the curiosity of the initial [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Calabash
by Barefoot, Daniel W. Calabash is a fishing and resort town situated on the Calabash River in southwestern Brunswick County. Dubbed the "Seafood Capital of the World" by a food editor of the New York Times, the small town [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cary
by Hyman, Rebecca. Cary, N.C. by Rebecca Hyman Government & Heritage Library, [...] (from NCpedia.)
Charles Towne
by Butler, Lindley S. Charles Towne on the Cape Fear River was the first overseas effort to colonize the Carolinas after the 1663 Carolina grant from Charles II to the eight Lords Proprietors. As early as 1662, William [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Charlotte
by Cockrell, David L. Charlotte by David L. Cockrell, 2006 See also: Banking; Bank of America; Charlotte, Battle of; Levine Museum of the New South; Queens University of Charlotte; University of North Carolina [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Charlotte
by Underhill, Michelle Czaikowski, Gregory, Lisa. Charlotte is the county seat for Mecklenburg County. Originally home to Native Americans of the Catawba tribe, it was settled by European immigrants about 1750 and established in 1768. The city was [...] (from NCpedia.)
City Beautiful Movement
by Huggins, Kay Haire. The City Beautiful movement, a loosely connected grassroots organization devoted to urban renewal, was influential nationwide in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Reacting to the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Durham
by Williams, Wiley J. Durham by Wiley J. Williams, 2006 See also: American Tobacco Company; Duke Homestead; Duke University; North Carolina Central University; North Carolina Museum of Life and Science; North [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Durham
by Case, Steven. Durham is the county seat of Durham County.  Originally, the land--through which a major Native American trading route passed--was inhabited by such tribes as the Occaneechi and Eno.  The [...] (from NCpedia.)
Fayetteville
by Parker, Roy, Jr. Fayetteville by Roy Parker Jr., 2006 See also: Fayetteville State University; Fort Bragg; Museum of the Cape Fear; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fayetteville
by Case, Steven. Fayetteville is the county seat of Cumberland County.  It was authorized in 1783, renaming the already amalgamated towns of Campbellton and Cross Creek (or Upper and Lower Campbellton) for the [...] (from NCpedia.)
Greensboro
by Williams, Wiley J. Greensboro by Wiley J. Williams, 2006 See also: Eastern Music Festival; Greensboro College; Greensboro Sit-Ins; Guilford Courthouse, Battle of; Jefferson-Pilot Corporation; North Carolina [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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