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North Carolina Students Triumph Onward to National History Day Competition

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

After a day of competing and presenting facts at the History Day competition in Raleigh, 64 middle and high school students from across the state will advance to the National History Day competition at the University of Maryland-College Park, June 9-13, on the topic “Triumph and Tragedy in History.”

Multi-Use Trail System to Open at Carvers Creek State Park

Monday, April 29, 2019

A new multi-use trail system will open Saturday, May 4 at Carvers Creek State Park’s Sandhills access in Cumberland County. The trails will allow hikers, cyclists, and equestrians to explore the park, which opened to the public in 2013. 

Students Capture Triumph and Tragedy for History Day Competition

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Hundreds of middle and high school students will compete Saturday, April 27, at the National History Day Competition in the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. The 450 students from 70 schools are the winners of district competitions held across North Carolina. The public is invited to view their projects on the theme “Triumph and Tragedy in History.”

Mountain Gateway Museum Celebrates 35th Annual Pioneer Day

Monday, April 22, 2019

Dancing in the street, a 5K run, a classic car show and a new health and wellness fair are all activities being held in conjunction with Mountain Gateway Museum’s 35th Annual Pioneer Day festival Saturday, April 27, in Old Fort.

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