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More than seven-hundred different kinds of shell-bearing animals exist in North Carolina’s estuarine and marine waters. For seashell collectors, the most popular types of shells found in the state are hinged bivalves and gastropods. This guide offers advice on the best places and times to search for shells.
Connor Eagles and Lester Turnage restored the Old Farmstead at the Pitt County Fairgrounds to preserve the Eastern North Carolina heritage and to teach people about life in the past. The Old Farmstead is a group of ten buildings that include a log cabin, tobacco barn, smoke house, stables, hen house, chapel, an old farmhouse, and three museums.
Skiing has become a popular sport and industry in the North Carolina mountains. This guide covers the best ski resorts and areas in the state, such as Sugar Mountain and Beech Mountain. It also covers proper ski attire, equipment, and where people can learn how to ski.
The author’s purpose for collecting seashells could be considered unconventional and creative: simulated floral bouquets. Places she proposed to collect shells included fishermen’s nets to fish supply houses. Tools to use, Moore recommended hot glue gun and tweezers, assorted glues and cements, manicure scissors and toothpicks. For cleaning, the author recommended Clorox; for restoring color, oil.