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  Senator Sam J. Ervin Jr. Library and Museum 

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The Artifacts Collection contains Senator Sam's professional and family memorabilia. 
Items on display include original political cartoons, many autographed by the cartoonist, one of the few Watergate chess sets, and the gavel used by the Senator at the Watergate Hearings. This gavel was presented to Senator Ervin by the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Tribe.  The Cherokees also presented Senator Sam with a ceremonial headdress, also on display.  Presidential memorabilia includes pens used in the signing of legislation, Inaugural invitations, books and much more.

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Senator Sam J. Ervin Jr. Library & Museum, 1001 Burkemont Ave., Morganton, NC 28655   Telephone 828-448-6195
Last modified: 08/19/13 
Copyright 2006