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Flat Rock history via a road

Travelling back in time on a Flat Rock roadby Rob Neufeld             If you walk the one mile length of North Highland Lake Road in Flat Rock, you step nearly 200 years into the past.            At the east end, the 21st century reigns.  Fronting six-lane Spartanburg Highway, a super-Ingles sits above a bog; and a CVS store faces an Octopus Garden smoke shop, a chiropractor, a cell phone provider, and a six-lane avenue to I-26 a mile away .            Neither Ingles nor CVS carries the big…See More
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New edition of History of African Americans in NC

New edition from NC Archives & History covers history through 2008


Originally published in 1992, A History of African Americans in North Carolina was the first one-volume survey of black history in the state, and went through the 1990s.  A 2002 revised edition included a new chapter examining the expanding political influence of African Africans and the rise of black politicians.  The latest edition brings the discussion through the presidential election of Barack Obama in 2008.  It also has a new cover and updated index. 

 

Authors include Dr. Jeffrey J. Crow, deputy secretary of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources in the Office of Archives and History; Dr. Paul D. Escott, Reynolds Professor of History at Wake Forest University; and Flora J. Hatley Wadelington, assistant professor of history at Shaw University and St. Augustine's College.

 

A History of African Americans in North Carolina (paperbound; pp.xii, 292; illustrations; index, 2011) sells for $21.35, which includes tax and shipping.  Order from the Historical Publications Section (PR), Office of Archives and History, 4622 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4622.  For credit card orders, call (919) 733-7442 or visit the  Historical Publications Store.  The book is also available at local bookstores and Amazon.com.

 

For more information call (919) 733-4772, ext. 225.  The Historical Publications Section is part of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources


--from NC Dept. of Cultural Resources press release

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