Tag: North Carolina Postcards

  • Pilot Mountain

    Pilot Mountain

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    [elementor-template id=”3378″] Tony Crumbley Pilot Mountain In The Andy Griffith Show (an American situation comedy television show that aired on CBS from October 3, 1960, to April 1, 1968) the fictional town of Mayberry was based on Mount Airy, North Carolina. Mount Airy was the birthplace of actor Andy Griffith, but as Sheriff Andy Taylor…

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  • Davidson College, North Carolina

    Davidson College, North Carolina

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    In Davidson, North Carolina there is a small liberal arts college founded on principles of higher learning set forth by the Presbyterian Church in America. It is one of over sixty similarly affiliated colleges and universities. Presidents, statesmen, athletes, scientists, and men of letters have earned degrees at Davidson. It’s small but has a powerful…

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  • The Battle of Kings Mountain

    The Battle of Kings Mountain

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    Some Americans today have little concern for the American Revolution. Is the reason that, it was so long ago? In a small South Carolina town, in the 1780s, an almost forgotten battle was fought, but Postcard History reminds us that our patriot ancestors fought wherever necessary to guarantee our freedoms.

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  • Portrait of an American City – Asheville, North Carolina

    Portrait of an American City – Asheville, North Carolina

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    You may recall several weeks ago, Postcard History published a postcard array of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. It was well received, so as they say, “back by popular demand” is another array of another city: Asheville, North Carolina. Tell your fellow readers of your experiences in Asheville in our comments section.

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  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities in North Carolina

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities in North Carolina

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    Once again postcards document a topical history from the founding of our nation to the present. This time a glimpse of education in North Carolina is presented with eleven rare cards showing historically black colleges and universities.

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Past Article

Bonnie Wilpon

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Not only the Native American people, but their art and culture have too long been ignored by modern society. Our lives are busy, but we must stop to reflect on our past. Thankfully history challenges us to pay attention to men like the Rev. Dr. Sheldon Jackson, who first went to Alaska as a Presbyterian missionary and worked to preserve the tribal legends of the Tlingit Nation – stories now portrayed on modern postcards.

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