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January 23, 2014

State Theatre was grand in its time

With every seat in the house sold for the first performance, the State Theatre will be formally presented to the public tomorrow night, and after a quarter of a century Raleigh will have a playhouse adequate to its needs, and an ornament to the Capital city of the State. The dedicatory performance will be the “Passing Show” an elaborate spectacle brought here especially for the opening....

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History fascinates us. We love to linger over old photographs or accounts of years long gone. Discovering our own personal histories can become an enjoyable pastime. This blog will provide some looks into that past. We'll look at NC history in general, and Triangle history in particular. We'll also try to give you the tips and tools (and connections) for looking at your own history.

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