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raleigh is the capital of north carolina and the county seat of wake county north carolina. wake county was founded in 1770 and is named after margaret wake tryon the wife of governor william tryon. in 1792 the capital of north carolina was relocated to raleigh from new bern. raleigh is named after english colonialist sir walter raleigh. in april 1865 raleigh was captured by union general hugh kilpatrick during william t. sherman's carolina campaign. fortunately for the antebellum architecture in the city raleigh was spared significant destruction during the war. the economy of raleigh suffered during the radical reconstruction period after the civil war and it took decades for it to rebound. today raliegh is part of north carolina's high tech triangle and is a manufacturing and transportation center.
raleigh has much to offer the tourist. raleigh has an excellent collection of museums and historic homes and buildings. for ACC college football fans raleigh is home to north carolina state university. downtown raleigh has a good selection of hotels, restaurants, and bars. raleigh is an interesting place to visit in north central north carolina.
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