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21775
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On May 4, the Confederate ironclad CSS Albemarle engaged seven Union ships in Albemarle Sound. The Albemarle severely damaged two ships and the rest withdrew. The only real damage sustained by the ship was a smokestack riddled with holes. To mark the 150th anniversary of the battle, Wallace Abernathy and Walter White are building a replica of the smokestack which will be attached to the Albemarle's replica now docked in Plymouth.
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23131
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Washington County has much to offer in terms of wildlife and nature. This article describes the variety of animals found in the county--including black bear, catfish, and blue crabs--and informs the readers about the best locations for viewing these creatures.
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23134
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Luton Farms, located near Roper, North Carolina, harvests sweet potatoes and collards during the autumn months. Owners Charles and Scot discuss farming techniques, market days, and preparing dishes that feature these crops.
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23283
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New Chapel Baptist Church in Plymouth was rebuilt and remodeled with the help of the community.
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23295
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An 18-foot sabre that made a 1958 journey from Plymouth NC to Miami FL is now housed in the Roanoke River Maritime Museum.
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23307
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The 'Eat Fresh, Eat Local' movement is spreading to areas in eastern North Carolina, including Martin County.
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23838
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In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, eastern North Carolinians established fisheries along the Roanoke River. Just before the Civil War, W. H. Hampton opened a large fishery just north of Plymouth and the business remained in the family until it closed in 1937.
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24271
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Pleasant Grove is a community that harkens back to a time when farmers came together and created a rural community. Located between Holly Neck and Mackeys, Pleasant Grove remains intact, despite the decline of other similar communities. Churches, homes, and other buildings dating back to the nineteenth century still stand and create the fabric of this community.
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39478
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This article features Conaby Creek, a natural area in an urban area at Plymouth, NC. They talk about herring runs, eagles, paddlers and East Haven Food Mart on the creek.
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39955
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This article features the Columbia Theatre Cultural Resource Center, located in the old Columbia Theatre in Columbia, Tyrrell County. Created in 1996, the museum is a part of the Partnership for the Sounds. The museum houses artifacts from various occupations that once existed in the Albemarle Sound region.