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N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Author at Washington Daily News

Beaufort County

Grant funds will help repair Turnage Theatre, Pantego Rosenwald School

RALEIGH — The North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office on Thursday announced $9,172,500 in federal grant funding for 22 historic preservation projects in 18 counties, ... Read more

by N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:00 pm

Coronavirus

N.C. Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources public sites closed

From N.C. Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources   RALEIGH — In accordance with Gov. Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 117, and to help limit the ... Read more

by N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 1:12 pm

Health

Aurora native once saved Martin Luther King Jr.’s life

On Sept. 20, 1958, Beaufort County native Dr. John Cordice operated on Martin Luther King, Jr. in a Harlem, New York hospital. He is now widely credited ... Read more

by N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Monday, September 23, 2019 6:44 pm

Scuppernong Reminder

Somerset Place hosts family reunion and slave dwelling project

CRESWELL — The Dickerson-Wood Family is returning to its roots for a family reunion in North Carolina Saturday, Aug. 3. They will come from the ... Read more

by N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Wednesday, July 17, 2019 2:17 pm

News

N.C. Highway historical marker to recognize preservationist/humorist

He was appointed North Carolina’s “Ambassador of Goodwill” by Gov. R.  Gregg Cherry in 1949 and was so recognized by seven governors. The Washington native ... Read more

by N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Tuesday, July 9, 2019 5:20 pm

Bath

Historic Bath hosts Christmas open house

BATH — Spend a day of holiday gladness with the annual Christmas open house at Historic Bath, North Carolina’s first town. Festivities are Saturday, Dec. ... Read more

by N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Friday, November 23, 2018 4:59 pm

Scuppernong Reminder

State Historic Preservation Office Requests Information on Storm Damaged Historic Structures

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Historic Preservation Office has set up an online form for local governments and citizens to report damage to historic properties from wind ... Read more

by N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 12:43 pm

News

“This Day in North Carolina History” Book Debuts Aug. 8

RALEIGH — What do Nina Simone, headache powders, Blackbeard, moonshine and Grandfather Mountain have in common? They all had a role to play in the ... Read more

by N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Thursday, August 2, 2018 6:57 pm

Scuppernong Reminder

Celebrate Independence Day at Historic Sites that formed the Nation

RALEIGH — There are many ways to celebrate the Fourth of July, but none more authentic than at a state historic site that played a ... Read more

by N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Monday, July 2, 2018 4:42 pm

Scuppernong Reminder

Dwayne Patterson names Director of N.C. State Parks

Raleigh — Dwayne Patterson, currently chief financial officer of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, has been named director of the state Division ... Read more

by N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Monday, July 2, 2018 4:40 pm

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