Tag Archives: North Carolina

Swain County Heritage Museum, Bryson City – North Carolina Thursdays November 14, 2019

I hadn’t planned on heading this far west in North Carolina today, but saw this blog post – Top 10 things to do in Bryson City, NC: https://wikitopx.wordpress.com/2019/11/13/top-10-things-to-do-in-bryson-city-nc/ and noticed #5, Swain County Heritage Museum. I don’t know how much … Continue reading

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North Carolina State Archives Looking for Transcribers – November 12, 2019

I saw this today and thought it was important enough to share it now instead of waiting for North Carolina Thursdays to post it. From the State Archives of North Carolina: https://fromthepage.com/ncdcr-ncarchives; more information on this link: https://fromthepage.com/ncdcr-ncarchives/women-s-history. About the … Continue reading

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New Hope Valley Railway/North Carolina Railway Museum, New Hill/Bonsal – North Carolina Thursdays November 7, 2019

This week I was looking in the area around Pittsboro and Carrboro, North Carolina for North Carolina Thursdays. They are in adjacent counties. I went with New Hope Valley Railway/North Carolina Railway Museum, New Hill (or Bonsal) – https://www.yelp.com/biz/new-hope-valley-railway-new-hill?osq=things+to+do. I … Continue reading

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Blackbeard’s Revenge: Sovereign Immunity and Copyright – Plagiarism Today November 4, 2019

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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USS Maine Memorial, Tarboro – North Carolina Thursdays October 31, 2019

This week I focused on Tarboro, North Carolina for North Carolina Thursdays. It took a while as there were a number of possibilities. When I went to HMDB, I found the USS Maine Memorial: https://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=31105. I may not find much … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 29 October 2019

I saw this today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 29 October 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-28-october-2019/ FamilySearch.org added approximately 100,000 new, notable Catholic Church Records from Salta, Argentina (1634-1972). Search additional free historical records from American Samoa, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, England, Peru, the United … Continue reading

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Challenges of Theme Posts – October 24, 2019

This is weird, not directly related to the post – I keep running across Lexington, Kentucky in posts lately. I did one myself not too long ago – William “King” Solomon of Kentucky. Going to have think on the significance … Continue reading

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Futuro UFO House, Frisco – North Carolina Thursdays October 24, 2019

I am going back to Dare County – Futuro UFO House, Frisco. I re-blogged this post – North Carolina Outerbanks — Going the Edgar Mile, original post – https://bemeontheroad.wordpress.com/2019/10/19/north-carolina-outerbanks/ which mentions the Futuro House. I have been to Dare County with … Continue reading

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North Carolina Outerbanks — Going the Edgar Mile

I do hope I haven’t bored you have to death with all the history we have been seeing and learning about. I eat it up….but how about a change of pace and just see something totally different? We took a … Continue reading

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What really happened to the 1890 US census? — North Carolina Collection

Anyone who does genealogy knows the story. The 1890 U.S. Census was destroyed by fire. That is what we have been told for almost a century. The only problem is that that is not exactly what happened. In 1896, fire … Continue reading

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