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Vance Birthplace, Weaverville, North carolina

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Inside Vance Birthplace Historical Site, near Weaverville, N.C.

Zebulon Vance was the Civil War Governor of North Carolina

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The slave cabin at Vance Birthplace, near Weaverville, North Carolina

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Inside the upstairs bedrooms at the restored Vance Cabin,

Weaverville, North Carolina

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Visiting a Different Era

 

The Outer Banks

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The World is Mine!

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Just before school started I took.my son and his friend to a scenic area near our house. Even though the beautiful area was covered with graffiti and littered with broken bottles and such, my teens had a great time climbing, taking photos, just being young and free.  To see them romping joyfully around on the rocks was delightful. It reminded me of my younger days when everything seemed possible,

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Cape Hatteras Light House

Cape Hatteras Light House

This light house had to be moved back from its original location in the summer of 1999. The natural movement of the islands on North Carolina’s Outer banks had brought the ocean so close to the lighthouse, it was feared the historic structure might be lost. The Cape Hatteras Light House is the nations tallest at 208 feet and has been in service over 100 years as it warns ships of the Diamond Shoals. The Outer Banks area is known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic because of the many ship wrecks off the barrier islands since it was first visited by ships over 400 years ago.

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