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12082
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Five attempts at constructing a lighthouse on the dangerous Diamond Shoals prior to 1894 failed. Proving too difficult a project to undertake, a lightship was stationed 15 miles off shore to warn mariners of the perilous shifting shoals.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 7, Aug 1956, p9-10, il
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13087
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July was the 100th anniversary of the beginning of work on the great Albemarle & Chesapeake Canal, which went uncelebrated in Currituck County. The canal, which connects the waters of Chesapeake Bay with those of the Albemarle Sound, was begun near Coinjock in July, 1855 and proved to be an important commercial waterway for many years.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 7, Aug 1955, p17-18, il, map
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13523
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Dr. William J. Battle, professor emeritus of classical languages at the University of Texas is a one-time native of Wake County, and is still active in the affairs of the South's largest and richest center of higher learning at the age of eighty-three.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 40, Mar 1954, p3, 12, f
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13890
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Dog racing, duck hunting, and fishing attract thousands to this northeastern county annually. However, there also are many other things of interest within the borders of Currituck.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 18 Issue 2, June 1950, p3-4, 17, il, f
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13907
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Nowhere else in North Carolina did early settlers live on a grander scale than those who first settled on large plantations along the Pasquotank River.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 18 Issue 7, July 1950, p10
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13906
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Dean details the history of the automobile in North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 18 Issue 7, July 1950, p7, 21, il
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13916
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The first bank in North Carolina wasn't established until 1804, and for many years thereafter the growth in the number of banking institutions was extremely slow.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 18 Issue 11, Aug 1950, p11, 20
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13914
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Sir Walter Raleigh probably would be called a capitalist today, but the history of North Carolina would be far different if it hadn't been for this enterprising Englishman.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 18 Issue 11, Aug 1950, p6, por
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13951
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The juniper water of the Dismal Swamp was considered a cure-all for many ailments, and nearly a century ago the Dismal Swamp gave promise of becoming a great health resort.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 18 Issue 16, Sept 1950, p12-13, il
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13960
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Though Cape Hatteras is well known for its many shipwrecks and other disasters, few are familiar with the Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries in 1861, one of the most important early naval engagements of the Civil War.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 18 Issue 22, Oct 1950, p5, 20, il
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13957
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Did Captain Jenkins and his crew really kill a sea monster off the coast of North Carolina? Well, they claimed they did, and the serpent has been seen no more.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 18 Issue 21, Oct 1950, p7, 30, il
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13966
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Storm tides and shifting sands have often changed the coastline of North Carolina with many of the inlets here today and gone tomorrow.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 18 Issue 28, Dec 1950, p11, 17, map
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13984
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Born in Virginia, but bred in North Carolina, these three early governors, John Motley Morehead, James Turner, and Abner Nash, were successful politicians
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 18 Issue 41, Mar 1951, p3, 17-18, por
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13992
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Kings Mountain was one of the most important battles of the Revolutionary War; it helped turn the tide in favor of the rebels.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 18 Issue 42, Mar 1951, p28-29, il
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14002
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North Carolina legislators on the political stage during the first hundred years of the United States comprised an interesting and influential group; one became President of the United States, and another nearly did. Several others served in important diplomatic posts.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 18 Issue 48, Apr 1951, p3, 16-17
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