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About dannywillett7

I am 7 and in 2nd grade. I like to go camping with my mom. I always try to take my bicycle. We are camping in all of the cities that start with the letter "A" in NC right now.

Malachite rock. It ROCKS!

Malachite is the 3rd rock in my collection.  It is pronounced “mel- a- kite”.  This rock has green color from very dark to very light and black streaks.  This is the first rock I’ve listed that was down low on … Continue reading

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Citrine, our orange-yellow gem

These are citrine rocks or gems.  We found ours at the Hiddenite Gem Mine in Hiddenite, NC.  When we visited the rock museum in Goldston, called “The Ernest Shirley Fossil Museum”, Mr. David did not have any citrine in his … Continue reading

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Learning about rocks – Amethyst

The Ernest Shirley Fossil Museum David Denson- Curator West Goldbar Ave, Goldston, NC 2725 919-356-0102 Today, I visited Mr. David’s Fossil Museum.  I took my seven bags of rocks that I found at Hiddenite and he and I sat in … Continue reading

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Visiting Gross Farms in Sanford, NC

Gross Farms 1606 Pickett Road Sanford, NC 27332-8506 http://www.grossfarms.com/ Our class went on a field trip to Gross Farms.  As soon as I got to school, we put our water in the cooler and carried our lunch with us on … Continue reading

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Camping in Hiddenite, NC

http://www.hiddenitecampground.com/ Hiddenite Campground, Hiddenite, NC I got out of school about 230pm to start my adventure to Hiddenite, NC.  It took over 2 hours to get there! When we got there, we picked a campsite behind the pavilion of the … Continue reading

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Camping at Whippoorwill Campground, Beulaville, NC

My mom picked me up at 1pm from school and we went home to get the camera and the GPS cord that she forgot.  Then, we drove 2 hours and 30 minutes to Whippoorwill Campground, WHEW!!  I read about 5 … Continue reading

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Camping near Alamance, NC

We went camping on August 10th, 2011 at Cane Creek Campground near Alamance, NC. When we first got there, I got to pick out a site for the tent. We put up the tarp and then the tent on the … Continue reading

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Camping near Ahoskie, NC

My mom and I started camping in the “A” cities of NC. Since we could not find a camp ground in Aberdeen, we just visited it and spent the day hiking around the town. Our next town was Ahoskie. Again, … Continue reading

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