A sample of the beryl Robert Neyland found in his backyard creek in North Raleigh, which he has explored with his grandchildren for three years.
A sample of the beryl Robert Neyland found in his backyard creek in North Raleigh, which he has explored with his grandchildren for three years. Robert Neyland
A sample of the beryl Robert Neyland found in his backyard creek in North Raleigh, which he has explored with his grandchildren for three years. Robert Neyland

Raleigh man finds rare Wake beryl

March 20, 2015 12:34 PM

UPDATED March 22, 2015 08:54 PM

More Videos

  • What happened to Raleigh’s orphans? Graves of Catholic unfortunates hard to trace.

    The cemetery for Raleigh’s Catholic orphanage, which operated from 1899 to 1976, was moved after the land was sold to N.C. State University. Finding those children, some of whom died in fires there, isn’t easy. No marker exists for the orphans, whose home stood in sight of the grand Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral.