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34386
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Kay Evans and her husband Jim established the Chocowinity Chicken Sanctuary and Education Center in 2007 after rescuing a chicken from the highway. They have rescued chickens from abuse cases, overturned transport trucks, illness, laboratories, and abandonment in both the commercial broiler and egg industries. Evans is committed to caring for as many birds as possible and to spreading the word about the feasibility of providing a home to a chicken.
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34385
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Ben Rose of Roper is a master beekeeper and his honeybees are a crucial link in the development of a wide variety of crops. Without bees to pollinate the plants, there would be nothing to harvest. As one of the few commercial beekeepers in North Carolina, Rose transports his bees to various locations where crops need pollinating.
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34393
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The Tar-Pamlico River is one of the more popular destinations for kayakers and canoers in eastern North Carolina, and in Edgecombe County a dedicated group of volunteers is helping maintain a network of camping platforms for paddlers. The platforms are part of the Tar Pamlico Water Trail, a network of camping sites owned and operated by Sound Rivers, a non-profit organization in Washington, North Carolina.
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37306
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The Historic Bath Foundation opened an exhibit hall in a renovated section of the town’s old high school building. Bringing history to life were exhibits such as Blackbeard, featuring an historic interpreter for the pirate who had a house in Bath. Putting history on display were artifacts, such as Theodore DeBry illustrations from 1590; historic maps; and antique firearms. Preserving history was extended to maintaining much of the original architectural structure of the 1920s building while adding a library, gallery, gift shop, and town offices.
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38124
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It’s actually a replica of the lighthouse built in 1886 and copies the screw-pile design of the original. However, the Roanoke River Lighthouse in Plymouth reveals a genuine interest in and truth about the lifeways of an earlier time in Eastern North Carolina. Included is a timeline for that’s representative of both this lighthouse and the time period in which it was constructed.
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38121
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Helping to preserve the past is the current Historic Bath Exhibit Center, formerly Bath High School. Even if the word museum is not part of its title, the facility acts as such. Fulfilling this function are seasonal exhibits, like the summer’s history of barbecue exhibit, long term exhibits like Theodore de Bry illustrations, and anticipated long term exhibit about Blackbeard.
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39414
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Begun as Blackland Test Farm in Wenona, NC in 1912, the research facility moved east of Plymouth, NC in 1943 and was renamed The Tidewater Research Station. The complex is run by the NC Department of Agriculture and NC State University which studies how crops perform in eastern North Carolina conditions. They test fertilizers, pest control, weed control, soil hydrology, climate change, and many other aspects of agriculture.
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39415
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Cross Trail Outfitters, a Plymouth, NC based organization, combines nature and youth ministry in an effort to connect young men to nature and God. They introduce young men to the outdoors, the woods, the water, hunting, fishing and outdoor survival skills. With monthly meetings, excursions to the outdoors, the group maintains a summer camp on an island near Oregon Inlet.
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39411
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The article talks about fishing and the fishing industry on the Roanoke River and the sounds. Mitchell Blake, of Chocowinity, founded 'FishIBX', a fishing guide service in eastern North Carolina.
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39430
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In 2017, two veterans, David Steckel and Robert Greene Sands, purchased a dilapidated house on Third Street in Washington, NC and named it Rose Haven. These men formed the Pamlico Rose Institute for Sustainable Communities, a nonprofit focused on building strong communities and preserving history. Rose Haven is an initiative of the Institute.