by Jones, H. G. Beards of two North Carolinians attracted worldwide attention during their lifetimes. Sam G. Brinkley (1850-1929), a schoolteacher at Magnetic Hill (renamed Buladean) in Mitchell County, had facial [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
by Powell, William S. Chautauqua was an adult educational program established in 1874 by leaders of the Methodist Episcopal church on the shores of Lake Chautauqua, N.Y. From this base, programs spread to many parts of [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Donner, George and Jacob
by Powell, William S. George and Jacob Donner, western immigrants for whom the Donner Pass in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California was named, were born in Rowan County, probably in the part that is now southern [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Donner, Tamsen Eustis
by Hardy, Martha Nell. Tamsen Eustis Donner, western immigrant, was born in Newburyport, Mass., the daughter of William and Tamsen Eustis, respected and well-to-do members of that community. Young Tamsen was encouraged to [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Heidi the Cross-Eyed Opossum
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