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One of the earliest preservation efforts in North Carolina, The Cupola House Association has maintained the Cupola House in Edenton, built in 1758, for all to enjoy. It is a prime example of concerned citizens finding private solutions to solve historical preservation problems.
Currituck Beach Lighthouse is located on the Outer Banks in Corolla, North Carolina. It was put on the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1973; the lighthouse is the last brick lighthouse built on the Outer Banks.
Founded in 1668, Currituck County was an original port for the colony of North Carolina. A northern Outer Banks county, Currituck serves as an important tourist and outdoor enthusiasts attraction, with the Currituck Lighthouse and the Whalehead Club being the most well-known historical sites. It is recognized as the home to a significant “Banker” pony population.
Although Don Curtis founded the Curtis Media Group in 1968, he started his media career ten years earlier. In 1957, 15 year old Don began working at WKMT in Kings Mountain, North Carolina. He transformed his weekly broadcast in Bessemer City into one of the largest single shareholder companies in the United States.