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Barton College
by Martin, James I., Sr. Barton College, originally called Atlantic Christian College, dates to 1886, when the Committee on Education for the Disciples of Christ expressed a desire to establish a collegiate institute in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blue Laws
by Williams, Wiley J. "Blue laws" refer to statutes designed to enforce morality as some lawmakers understand it, such as restricting the hours that stores can open on Sundays or the sale of alcoholic beverages. The term [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Burwell School
by Ireland, Robert E. Burwell School in Hillsborough was established in 1837 by the Reverend Robert Amistead Burwell and his wife, Margaret Anna Burwell. The Burwells opened the Presbyterian school for young females [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Caldwell Institute
by Cross, Jerry L. The Caldwell Institute, originally located in Guilford County, grew out of the determined effort of the Presbyterian Church to establish a school providing a classical education imbued with Christian [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Camp Meetings
by Lepley, Lynne S. Camp meetings were religious gatherings of North Carolinians who congregated in rural camps for an extended length of time to live and worship together. The events were born out of the spiritual and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Campbell University
by Faulkner, Ronnie W. Campbell University, a Baptist institution of higher learning located in Buies Creek, started as Buies Creek Academy in 1887 with an enrollment of 21 students. The school was founded by James [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carolina Christian College
by Hill, Michael. Carolina Christian College, a precursor of present-day Barton College in Wilson, was established by the Disciples of Christ in 1893 in the Pitt County town of Ayden, where it operated until 1903. By [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cary Rebellion
by Price, William S., Jr. The Cary Rebellion is named for Thomas Cary, chief executive of North Carolina from March 1705 until October 1707 and from October 1708 until January 1711, when he was displaced by Edward Hyde. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Catawba College
by Williams, Wiley J. Catawba College by Wiley J. Williams, 2006\ See also: Private Education; Private Higher Education Catawba College was founded in Newton in 1851 by the German Reformed Church. During the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)

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