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MARKING HISTORY: Orange Street Landing
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 01/04/2013 - 2:33pm.

video The Cape Fear area is full of history, especially from the Civil War era, including a remarkable story of escape.

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First black joins NC's Sons of American Revolution
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 3:48pm.

A chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution in North Carolina is inducting its first black member, a firefighter who only recently learned his ancestor was freed from slavery after fighting for American independence.

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Charges dismissed in alleged NC enslavement case
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 10:09am.

A North Carolina woman who said she was a religious deity will not stand trial on charges she kept three children in domestic slavery.

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Southern swamp holds clues about runaway slaves
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/04/2011 - 1:02pm.

A permanent exhibition opening this fall will show how the Great Dismal Swamp became a haven for thousands of people escaping slavery before the Civil War.

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No historical marker for blacks who fought for South
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/16/2011 - 10:54am.

Plans for a historical marker commemorating 10 black men who served the Confederacy are being rejected by Union County officials as inappropriate for the old county courthouse.

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