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November 25, 2018

Documentary evidence suggests that the Salmon Creek area in Bertie County was an attraction for many of the early settlers and the prominent political leaders of the then infant colony of Carolina.

Six colonial governors lived nearby during the proprietary (1663-1729) and royal (1729-1776) periods.…

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November 23, 2018

Everyone has heard the expression to be careful what you wish for. Sometimes a cure for one problem can cause another. Rose rosette disease is a prime example.

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November 22, 2018

Today is Thanksgiving and it seems to have arrived earlier than usual this year.

November 18, 2018

A recent guest speaker at the museum, extolling the hospitality that they had been extended on their first visit to Elizabeth City, wondered where Elizabeth City got its name.

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November 16, 2018

It’s nice to be able to go on vacation and not worry about houseplants or flower gardens.

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November 15, 2018

There is always a strange feeling I get right after an election, and it really has little or nothing to do with who won or lost.

It’s essentially a mixture of relief that it’s all over and confusion or disorientation about what to do now that it is over.

The whole thing stems from the…


November 11, 2018

Hello, my name is Kaitlyn Broome and I am an 11th-grade student at Northeast Academy of Aerospace and Advanced Technologies.

November 08, 2018

It’s time once again to observe Veterans Day.

With Nov. 11 falling on Sunday this year, some local organizations are holding their commemorative programs on Sunday to coincide with the official Veterans Day, while others are moving the observance to Monday.

In either case I hope you will have…


November 04, 2018

The era of the Harlem Renaissance, a period lasting from the 1920s to the mid-1930s, encouraged African-Americans to celebrate their heritage.

During Black History Month in February, the museum celebrated the Harlem Renaissance with exhibits inspired by the words of Langston Hughes, poetry by…

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November 02, 2018

When folks ask about dianthus I smile. It’s like asking a kid if he likes candy bars. The obvious answer is yes, but there are so many different kinds.

Dianthus is a genus with a great variety of members. Their common name is “pink,” but many are not that color. All pinks have…

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