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NC County of the Week: Carteret County

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This week’s NC County of the week is Carteret County, North Carolina! Named for Lord Proprietor John Carteret, it was then formed in 1722 from Craven County.

Carteret County, NC

This week (August 17-23) we’ll highlight the people, history, geography, and natural heritage of this county located in the Coastal Plain of North Carolina.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and join in the conversation by using the hashtag #nccotw. Also, visit our pinterest board about Carteret County!

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NC County of the Week: Graham County

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This week’s NC County of the Week is Graham County, North Carolina! Named for U.S. senator and governor, William A. Graham. It was formed in 1872 from Cherokee County County.

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This week (August 10 – 16) we’ll highlight the people, history, geography, and natural heritage of this county located in the Mountains of North Carolina.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and join in the conversation by using the hashtag #nccotw. Also, visit our Pinterest board about Graham County!

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Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/ncghl/graham-county-nc/
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ncpedia

 

Free Genealogy Workshop: Finding Your Female Ancestors

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FREE WORKSHOP

Finding Your Female Ancestors

August 23, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Home Demonstration on Canning, Mrs. Jane McKimmon, ca. 1908-1917.  Courtesy of the State Archives of North Carolina

Home Demonstration on Canning, Mrs. Jane McKimmon, ca. 1908-1917.
Courtesy of the State Archives of North Carolina

This program will explore resources and practices in finding the women in your family tree using research tools and materials in the Government and Heritage Library and State Archives of North Carolina.

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NC County of the Week: Henderson County, NC

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This week’s North Carolina County of the Week is Henderson County, North Carolina! henderson

This week  (July 20 – 26) we’ll highlight the people, history, geography, and natural heritage of this county located in the mountains of North Carolina.

We’ll showcase the documentary history and collections of the Government & Heritage Library and our sister agencies in the Department of Cultural Resources and other heritage institutions throughout the state.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and join in the conversation by using the hashtag #nccotw.  And don’t forget to visit us on Pinterest for our Henderson County board where we’ll showcase a range of historic images.

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Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/ncghl/henderson-county-nc
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ncpedia

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