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STATE ARCHIVES EXHIBIT TO OPEN SEPT. 1ST AT MOUNTAIN GATEWAY MUSEUM
September 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - December 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
A map used as evidence in the famous 1867 murder trial of Tom Dula, the earliest will known to exist in North Carolina, and audio recordings of World War I soldiers’ oral histories are some of the highlights to be found in Treasures of Carolina: Stories from the State Archives, a traveling exhibition set to open Saturday, Sept. 1st, at the Mountain Gateway Museum & Heritage Center in Old Fort.
Featuring a total of 26 rare documents, photographs, and other media from the State Archives’ collection in Raleigh, this free exhibit offers personal, sometimes poignant, insights into some of the people and events significant to North Carolina’s history. The exhibit will run through Friday, Dec. 21.