The State of Things
10:33 am
Thu March 10, 2011

The North Carolina Gazetteer

The North Carolina Gazetteer
Credit The North Carolina Gazetteer

Hill joins host Frank Stasio to talk about collecting the treasured stories of the Tar Heel State to put together the second edition of 'The North Carolina Gazetteer.'

Historian William S. Powell first assembled “The North Carolina Gazetteer” in 1968. The book has since served as an essential reference for readers with an interest in the state and the fascinating stories that are attached to places like Frying Pan, Hanging Dog, and Naked Mountain. Powell’s book has recently received an update with help from Michael Hill, research supervisor at the North Carolina Office of Archives and History.

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