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February 20, 2014

Raleigh orphanages were important to the city

The Methodist Orphanage was founded in 1898 chiefly through the efforts of the Rev. John Wesley Jenkins, who early became convinced that the Methodist Church was neglecting a great opportunity for service in not having an orphan asylum.…

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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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