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Vc = Ro √(g/Ro+h) "? one of the most complex tasks ever presented to man in this country — the achievement of manned flight in orbit around the earth." - John F. KennedyThirty-Fifth President of the United States This marker co…
In the early decades of the 1900's Durham acquired national reputation for entrepreneurship. Businesses owned by African Americans lined Parrish Street. Among them were N.C. Mutual Life Insurance Co. (moved to Parrish, 1906), led by John Merrick. …
Segregation protest at an ice cream parlor on this site, June 23, 1957, led to court case testing dual racial facilities
North Carolina's Civil War stories are as diverse as its landscape. The Outer Banks and coastal rivers saw action early in the war, as Union forces occupied the region. Stories abound of naval battles, blockade running, Federal raids and the Confe…
Founded 1910 by James E. Shepard for Negroes. State liberal arts college, 1925-1969. Now a regional university.
(Preface):The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the "March to the Sea." Sherman's objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to crush Gen.…