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    For more than ten years, the staff of the Johnston County Visitors Bureau has been curating unique content about the people, places, food, attractions, and shopping throughout Johnston County to share with you, our visitors! Keep in touch and read our weekly blog posts -- and we hope you visit us soon! #visitjoco


    Ava Gardner Blog Authors
    Ava Gardner Museum Staff

    The Ava Gardner Museum honors the life, loves, and legacy of one of Hollywood’s most glamorous leading ladies. Located in Smithfield, near Ava’s birthplace, the Museum is one of North Carolina’s most unique attractions. The museum hosts a blog on its website,, which highlights the real story of Ava's life, career, relationships, and more. Authorship of the blog is split between Museum Consultant Beth Nevarez, Museum Board Member Lora Stocker, and Museum Director Lynell Seabold (from right to left in the photo). All materials published herein are property of the Ava Gardner Museum. It may not be reproduced in any format or medium without express permission.

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