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History of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

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  • 1585 - Raleigh. The first colony, established in 1585 under the leadership of Ralph Lane, ended in failure.

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  • 1792 - Raleigh, North Carolina founded

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  • 1854 - Raleigh
    Raleigh, a city, capital of North Carolina, and scat of justice of Wake co., a few miles W. from Neuse river, 148 miles N. by W. from Wilmington, CO...Read MORE...


  • 1865 - April 13 - Battle of Raleigh, NC

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  • 1865 - November 21 - Shaw University forms in Raleigh NC


  • 1868 - January 14 - NC constitutional convention meets in Raleigh

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  • 1892 - December 26-28 - An Atlantic coast storm produced 9.5 inches of snow at Raleigh NC

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  • 1895 - Raleigh
    Raleigh, a city of North Carolina, the capital of the state and the seat of justice of Wake co., is 133 miles N.N.W. of Wilmington, N.C., and 286...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Raleigh, a city, the capital of North Carolina, and tho seat of justice of Wake co., 143 miles NNW. of Wilmington, on the Seaboard Air Line, the...Read MORE...


  • News 1907 - Three Trainmen Killed.
    Raleigh, N. C., Aug. 7. - Two bodies in burning debris and one body recovered from the wreck, 11 freight cars burned and several passengers slightly...Read MORE...


  • Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Hotel Carolina
  • News 1911 - Lightning Started Fire
    Raleigh, N. C. June 12. - The business section of Apex, this county, was swept away by fire today. Seven stores and the two banks were destroyed....Read MORE...


  • Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    State Capitol, At Night, Raleigh, N.C.
  • News 1927 - March 2 - Raleigh, NC, was buried under 17.8 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for that location.

    The Weather Channel
    March 2, 1927

  • Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    U.S. Post Office, Raleigh, N.C.
  • 1953 - September 5 - 1st privately operated atomic reactor-Raleigh NC

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State Capitol, At Night, Raleigh, N.C.

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U.S. Post Office, Raleigh, N.C.
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  • 1585 - Raleigh. The first colony, established in 1585 under the leadership of Ralph Lane, ended in failure.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ north-carolina.html
  • 1792 - Raleigh, North Carolina founded

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Raleigh
    Raleigh, a city, capital of North Carolina, and scat of justice of Wake co., a few miles W. from Neuse river, 148 miles N. by W. from Wilmington, CO... Read MORE...

  • 1865 - April 13 - Battle of Raleigh, NC

    historyorb.com
  • 1865 - November 21 - Shaw University forms in Raleigh NC
  • 1868 - January 14 - NC constitutional convention meets in Raleigh

    historyorb.com
  • 1892 - December 26-28 - An Atlantic coast storm produced 9.5 inches of snow at Raleigh NC

    The Weather Channel
  • 1895 - Raleigh
    Raleigh, a city of North Carolina, the capital of the state and the seat of justice of Wake co., is 133 miles N.N.W. of Wilmington, N.C., and 286... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Raleigh, a city, the capital of North Carolina, and tho seat of justice of Wake co., 143 miles NNW. of Wilmington, on the Seaboard Air Line, the... Read MORE...

  • News  1907 - Three Trainmen Killed.
    Raleigh, N. C., Aug. 7. - Two bodies in burning debris and one body recovered from the wreck, 11 freight cars burned and several passengers slightly... Read MORE...

  • News  1911 - Lightning Started Fire
    Raleigh, N. C. June 12. - The business section of Apex, this county, was swept away by fire today. Seven stores and the two banks were destroyed.... Read MORE...

  • News  1927 - March 2 - Raleigh, NC, was buried under 17.8 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for that location.

    The Weather Channel
    March 2, 1927
  • 1953 - September 5 - 1st privately operated atomic reactor-Raleigh NC

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