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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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