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Wat-His-1-25 Watauga_County_Times_Past_Issue_27.pdf
The 27th and final issue of WCTP included the following: "Editor's Page"; "A History of the Watauga County Courthouse," Ben. T. Blackburn, Jr.; "Some History about the Banks of Watauga County," Alfred Adams; "Self-Help Archives: Some Tips on…

Wat-His-3-03 J. H. Trivett Post Offices and Postmasters of Watauga County.pdf
Typescript listing the post offices and postmasters of Watauga County from 1823 to 1930. This typescript appeared in Folder 1.8 of the Watauga County Times Past Records, 1900-1990, AC 223, Appalachian Collection, ASU.

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A picture of the 1969 Daniel Boone Wagon Train passing in front of the Boone Post Office on King Street. The Wagon Train, which traveled over multiple days from Wilkes County to Boone, began as a celebration of the 300th anniversary of the foundation…

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This color slide shows the front of the post office in downtown Boone, taken from a southwest position on King Street. A United Way banner is in the yard.

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This color slide shows the front of the post office in downtown Boone, taken from a southeast position. The slide is numbered "13."

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This item is the original Dedication Ceremonies program for the United States Post Office in Boone, NC, on April 10, 1940. The program includes a listing of the order of events on its front page (which is signed in pencil by James A. Farley), a…

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This print, which is similar to images found online in the Cy Crumley Scrapbook, shows the town of Boone, North Carolina, as seen from the southwest in early April 1939. One key to dating the image is the construction of the Boone US Post Office, at…

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This print, which is a copy from an unknown original, was donated by Bobby Snead to the Boone Cultural Resources Department about 2011. The image, taken from the roof of the Shell Cafe on the southeast corner of the intersection of Depot and King…

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This item is a black and white photograph of two men building what appears to be a circular stone wall. This is currently located in the parking lot next to Wells Fargo Bank in front of the Post Office in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. It is also…

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This item is a black and white photograph of a US Coast and Geodetic Survey Benchmark. Typically used to mark elevation, the benchmark indicates an elevation of 5,579.150 feet above mean sea level. Additional markings include G48 and 1933. This…
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