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23128
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Lake Mattamuskeet, the largest natural freshwater lake in North Carolina, is one of North Carolina's gems. Much of the lake's history involves attempts to drain the water for fertile farmland, but since 1934, the lake has served as the centerpiece of a national wildlife refuge.
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23305
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Abel Harmon studies alligators in eastern North Carolina's swamps and wetlands.
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24270
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Oyster season in eastern North Carolina runs from October 15 through March 31. People who harvest the oysters are called oystermen and they follow a specific process and use similar equipment no matter if they are harvesting commercially or independently. This article details this process and highlights the health benefits of oysters for humans.
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24849
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Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge maintains multiple trails for both driving and hiking throughout the refuge. Various areas of the refuge provide varying opportunities for viewing wildlife.
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24861
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Jockey’s Ridge has an intriguing history from its namesake, a shifting sand dune, to vanished buildings buried under the sand. Today, the ridge is a huge draw on the Outer Banks and is part of the Jockey’s Ridge State Park. The park offers numerous outdoor activities for everyone, including the handicapped.
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North Carolina's Eastern Living Magazine (NoCar F 252.3 N82), Vol. Issue , February-March 2016, p100-104, 106, il, por
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34382
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Commercial fishermen have been an integral part of Hyde County’s heritage and economy. David Gibbs, a third-generation commercial fisherman, has spent the last twenty-five years crabbing, fishing, shrimping, and oystering. As Gibbs explains, with different kinds of fishing the work varies from day to day.
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34394
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Two Hyde County residents, Gloria Jennette and Bertha Spencer, highly regarded genealogists and historians, have each spent over twenty years researching their families. Using a variety of records including slave records, they have been able to trace some of their ancestors to the mid to late 1700s and early 1800s. Between the two of them, they possess a mixture of surnames of men and women who lived in various communities throughout Hyde County such as Middleton, White Plains, Nebraska, Slocum, Mount Pleasant and Piney Woods.
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38116
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Hunting in Eastern North Carolina has shifted its purpose from utilitarian to sport, but one aspect that has not changed is coastal community members, reflected in established surnames such as Cahoon, Garrish, and Swindell participate. Individual participation is reflected in Chase Luker, a Hyde County resident who keeps coastal community tradition alive through hunting related activities such as decoy carving. Descriptions include the label he applies to himself (Southern Outer Banks), his decoy creation approach (great attention to feathery details), and his role models (Wayland Baum, John Williams, and Frank Gaskill).
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38147
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The current resident, great-granddaughter of Henry Gibbs, is more likely to call herself a custodian and her role a sacred obligation. Such labels can be attributed to the intangible and tangible contained in the house, stories and traditions as much as the collectibles passed down.
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39400
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This article is a wonderful feature on Helga Frieda Erna Jarvis, 83, a native of Chile, and a resident of Hyde County for nearly fifty years. The article talks of her unique life in Valparaiso, Chile, how both WWI and WWII affected her German-Chilean family in Chile; and her meeting and marrying a Navy man named Foster Linwood Jarvis of Rose Bay, Hyde County, NC. Her husband died in 1993 and she teaches, gives presentations and shares her German-Chilean cultural experiences and her talent as a multi-lingual speaker in different ways.
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39398
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The author takes the reader on a winding tour of people, places and things to see on Ocracoke Island.
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39417
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Opening in 2012, the Mattie Arts Center is located in the old court house at Swanquarter, NC. Mattie, is an acronym for Mattamuskeet Artisans, Teaching, Training, Instructing and educating. Patrice (Pat) Bertke is program administrator and Judy McLawhorn is the director of the Mattie Arts Center. Besides teaching an amazing variety of artwork, they also have the Mattie Arts Center Sales Gallery selling the arts and crafts of local artists. The Mattie Arts Center holds a Fall Festival as an annual fundraiser and at Christmas sponsors the David Roach Christmas Concert, performed by the multitalented songwriter and pianist, David Roach.
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39427
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The article tells the story of Lucy Elizabeth Douglas Gibbs (d. 2016) of Hyde County, who passed down the recipe and enjoyment of making 'Pull Candy.'