Selected Student Output from GEOG 454 Historical Geography: Doing Local Research, Fall 2010

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Maia Call's poster in pdf
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"From a Pea Town on the Pamlico to a Presidential Namesake: the tale of a town and its river" by Maia Call.
Maia's research asks about the relationship between the Pamlico River and the development of Washington, NC, between 1790 and 1840.
Note: Maia presented a revised version of this poster at the 2011 meeting of the North Carolina Association of Historians in Elizabeth City, and subsequently entered the poster in the student competition of the Study of the American South Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers--where it split the poster prize with that of Bryan Vodicka (below).



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"Tying University Goals to University Geography: a look at how land transactions have a dialectical relationship with university goals and decsion making; 'Carolina North' 1900-1950" by Joe Daniels.
Joe's research asks how changing University geography influences the insttitution's goal and decision-making process, with a focus on the area now called Carolina North (long before it was called that!).



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"Mapping Memory: geography of a Unionist past" by Adam Domby.
Adam's research examines the "inner war" of social conflict and violence away from the Civil War battlefield--in this case, in Forsyth County, NC



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"The Hogan Farm: 1780 plantation to modern subdivision" by Kathy Jameson.
Kathy asks how the land use and landscape of Hogan Farm changed from 1780 to the present.



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"The Couch Family's Early Settlement in Orange County, NC" by Grace Oran.
Grace asks what can be learned about a particular settler family and their land and neighborhood.



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"Investigating the New Hope Road from Chapel Hill to Durham: an examination of route, condition, and significance" by Bryan Vodicka. Bryan uses fieldwork, old and new maps, and GIS to investigate one of the two major roads that crossed at what became Chapel Hill.
Note: Bryan presented a revised version of this poster at the 2011 meeting of the North Carolina Association of Historians in Elizabeth City, and subsequently entered the poster in the student competition of the Study of the American South Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers--where it split the poster prize with that of Maia Call (above).



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