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3677
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From 1869 to 1870, David Coues was Army surgeon at Fort Macon. He spent endless hours studying the wildlife and writing about it. His efforts put Bogue Banks on the naturalist's map. Coues later became the foremost ornithologist of his time.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Spring 1998, p24-26, il Periodical Website
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2996
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Cannon have not been at Fort Macon on Bogue Banks since the Civil War ended. Now, through the efforts of organizations like Friends of Fort Macon and Carolina Power and Light Company, a replica of a 32-pounder was put in place on April 18, 1996.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 4, Sept 1996, p4, il
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35896
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The Crystal Coast included treasures not to be found in a chest or pirate ship. Included among the troves of visit worthy towns including the stretch between Beaufort and Cedar Island known as “the Original Downeast.” Proving its value of an historic sort entailed mention of Beaufort’s colonial roots and remembrance of Fort Macon as a Civil War battle site. As for personal historic merit, cited was Pine Knoll Shore’s connection to relatives of Theodore Roosevelt.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 7, Sept 1980, p27-33
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35734
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Stanley suggested there was NC Coastal treasure not buried in the briny depths. Noted treasure troves on land included the newly restored boardwalk and Hampton Mariner’s Museum. There was also waterborne treasure above the waves, such as the tour boat Karen Ann and marine science laboratory where Rachel Carson penned The Sea Around Us.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 3, May/June 1979, p75-76, 79
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35733
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Many places to go in NC, proven by the author. Evidence seen in historic towns such as Edenton and Halifax. Examples of historic houses were the House in a Horseshoe and Duke Homestead. Noted historic sites included Connemara and Guildford Courthouse National Military Park. As for outdoor sites of significance, they included Hammocks Beach and Nantahala National Forest.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 3, May/June 1979, p75-76, 79
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35579
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The historic trail of Eastern NC, covering towns such as Fayetteville and Windsor, was a road with plenty of landmarks. Contained for the tourists’ consideration were many of the state’s acre bound treasures—over two thirds, according to the author. Examples of these historic properties were Charles B. Aycock’s birthplace and the James Iredell House.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p30-31
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13563
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At eight o'clock, on 17 March 1862, Confederate forces sent the blockade runner, Nashville from the protection of the ramparts at Fort Macon. Carrying 8,000 British Enfield Rifles, Confederate soldiers outran Union ships and headed south to deliver the much needed weapons.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 16, Sept 1952, p6-7, 18, il
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