Sounds Familiar

“For much of our history as a state and nation, streams and rivers were major impediments – and sources of power for grinding grain or sawing wood. Today, just the names in the form of signs harken back to the time in our history dominated by fords and mills.” – Tom Earnhardt, Exploring North Carolina (“Fords and Mills”)

Sounds Familiar

“The statue is only a symbol. The statue is only copper and granite and steel, iron. It’s what it speaks to us about what it makes us feel inside that’s so important. We are all the beneficiaries of those who’ve gone before us, who’ve worked, who’ve fought on occasion, who have cared immensely to the very depth of their soul to achieve liberty.”– David McCullough, The Statue Of Liberty (Ken Burns, 1985)