Wednesday, October 21, 2009

A look around the Old North State

Is it that time again? Time for look around of mentions of North Carolina and War in the press? I hope you enjoy.

Rob Neufeld writes in the Asheville Citizen about the need for more historical markers, including one commemorating the battle of Deep Creek. Check it out here.

The Garner News has an article that traces the history of the name of the community of Furquary-Varina, including some War-time stories. Check it out here.

Famed historian Edwin Bearss will be speaking at a fundraiser in Rose Hill, North Carolina, in November. Get more information here.

Great article in the Star News on Confederate place-names in Wilmington. Check it out here.

There are a whole slew of Civil War related programs going on at the public library in New Bern. Learn more about their programs here.

There is a exhibit on the life of Lincoln currently being held at Pack Memorial Library in Asheville. Follow this link for more information.

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