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The History of the Western North Carolina Railroad

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When it comes to local history and the story surrounding the construction of the Western North Carolina Railroad a group of local historians, political leaders, and interested citizens are working to ensure that the African American laborers who contributed to the construction of that railroad is not lost, hidden, or forgotten.  Dr. Daniel Pierce, a historian and professor at UNC Asheville is leading this effort and joins Darin & Marcus for another exploration into the subject of American memory.

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