John Cope of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources visited an exhibit at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh featuring the… read more
John Cope of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources visited an exhibit at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh featuring the original workshop of David Marshall Williams, better known as Carbine. Mr. Williams was a self-taught gunsmith from North Carolina who contributed to the design the U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30, M1 (M1 Carbine), which became the standard firearm of American forces in World War II, the Korean War and the early years of Vietnam.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Raleigh, North Carolina, from May 13-17 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close
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