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Albemarle Tradewinds January 2016 Final5

January 2016

Frisco Native American

Frisco Native American Museum Every year more than half a million students across the United States participate in the National History Day Project investigating local and national history topics that span time and space. The goal is to find examples of risk taking that produced important change, and students can present their project through exhibits, formal papers, documentaries, web sites or performances. The Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center will be providing opportunities for student research for the 2015/16 theme: Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History . In addition to secondary research materials, using prime sources is a critical part of the standards for the national competition, and work on the development of an on-site village at the museum provides a number of opportunities for students to consider aspects of early exploration and the impact of those encounters on multiple cultures. “Guidelines for the project suggest that students should select research areas that can answer the question of why their topic is important and why we should study or understand its effects today. Early encounters with native people and European settlers had an impact that resounded through history, literally changing nations and creating new worlds,” said Carl Bornfriend, executive director for the museum. “It is sometimes easy to think of early settlers ‘overcoming’ native cultures without exploring how much those native cultures contributed to the shape of future American life. Delving into that research should be both challenging and fun.” Students will select topics and begin work on their projects in January 2016. Competition will involve several levels and eventually end with regional winners competing in a week long event in June. The museum is located on Hatteras Island and is open with winter hours from 10:30 AM - 5 PM Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call 252-995-4440 or visit www.nativeamericanmuseum.org. If you wish an article written about your business call Scott at 252-312-2302 24 Albemarle Tradewinds December 2015 albemarletradewinds.com

Albemarle Profile: Major General Hawthorne L. Proctor Jr., US Army (Retired) By: Leonard Lanier, Assistant Curator, Museum of the Albemarle In conjunction with a new traveling exhibit, The Road to the Promised Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement, the Museum of the Albemarle will also unveil a new display about Major General Hawthorne L. “Peet” Proctor Jr. A native of Newland, Proctor attended P.W. Moore High School in Elizabeth City. As a member of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, he began military training in college at North Carolina A&T. A Distinguished Military Graduate of the university in 1968, holding a degree in Agricultural Economics, Proctor entered the US Army with a second lieutenant’s commission in 1969. Quickly promoted to captain, Proctor served as a logistics officer during the Vietnam War from 1971 to 1973. Logistics officers ensure that military units have enough supplies, such as food, water, and ammunition. After additional training, Proctor served four years in various supply capacities with the 25th Infantry Division at historic Schofield Barracks in Hawaii. Following a short deployment with US forces in South Korea from 1981 to 1982, Proctor spent the rest of his military career in various supply and personnel commands within the United States. He also continued to advance through the Army’s officer ranks. In July 1999, now Major General Hawthorne L. Proctor Jr. became the first African-American, and first North Carolinian, to serve as Quartermaster General of the US Army. He retired in 2004 with numerous commendations, including the Distinguished Service Medal and the Bronze Star. The Museum of the Albemarle’s exhibit includes artifacts donated by the general. Highlights include his major general’s uniform and various awards given to Proctor during his military career. The display opens to the public on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. When the pastor speaks Do you hear him? Or is it nothing but static? Filled With By : Ron Ben-Dov 53rjbd@gmail.com Does he fill you with righteousness, Or are you filled with hot air; Flying down the aisles, and out the door; Does he preach the gospel, The Word of the Lord; Or does he just prattle on? Moving Forward Born in Telaviv, Israel Lived in NY from I hear His Word; Mention this ages five until eighteen, becoming a U.S. Follow His gospel; Ad and get citizen at eleven. A US Navy veteran, I’m filled with the Holy Ghost, merchant seaman, graduate of ECSU with Washed in the Blood; a free Hot a BS in Accounting. Was a Motor Fuels Tax Salvation is assured, Dog when you Auditor for NC, and currently employed as Through His sacrifice; an IT Security Control Specialist for a local purchase a EC NC bank. In 2008 a life changing event Jesus Christ Hot Dog. occurred and the flow of faith based poetry My Lord and my Savior; has run ever since. More of my poetry can He is my Rock and my Redeemer; be found at: Ron Ben-Dov at Amazon.com With Him, I am one facebook.com/AlbemarleTradingPost Albemarle Tradewinds December 2015 25