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Goerch writes about travels through Beaufort, Hyde, Dare, and Currituck County. The author remarks on places and people of interest in this coastal region. Distinguishing the area are features of local commerce, infrastructure, and history.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 14 Issue 12, Aug 1946, p3-7, 20, il
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18517
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Continuing his travels to the state's counties, Goerch visits Beaufort County. Within its boundaries are the oldest town in the state, Bath; St. Thomas Episcopal Church, the oldest church building in North Carolina; and the first town to be named Washington. Goerch describes some of the towns and historic homes.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 9 Issue 43, Mar 1942, p1-3, 17-20, il
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23075
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Sailing is a prevalent past time in Beaufort County, especially on the Pamlico River. All styles and sizes of boats sail on the Pamlico throughout the summer. Young sailors can also learn the art of sailing at the Little Washington Sailing School, which offers ten fundamentals classes each summer.
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Beaufort County has a growing archery community centered around the BoCO Archers Club, a 50-member group that competes against other archery clubs throughout eastern North Carolina. Club members learn from each other and pass on their knowledge of archery to children to keep the sport alive.
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Jimmy Courson has been building models of ships for 57 years in Belhaven, Beaufort County, North Carolina.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 47 Issue 9, September 2015, p18-19, il, por Periodical Website
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24554
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Dr. Reid recounts his boyhood in Beaufort, North Carolina, paying specific attention to sailing in the region.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 7, December 1973, p14-15, por
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24771
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Tucked away on the second floor of Belhaven’s Old Town Hall is the Belhaven Memorial Museum, a museum dedicated to providing a snapshot of life in the nineteenth and early-twentieth century. The museum holds artifacts of all kinds, from clothing and canned goods to wartime machinery and dolls. The museum began as Mary Eva Blount Way’s private collection and has since grown to include the possessions of others from the area.
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The Aurora Fossil Museum, located in Aurora, North Carolina, was founded in 1976 and was the first fossil museum in the region. The museum displays the fossils uncovered in phosphate deposits in the area. In 2016, the museum celebrates its fortieth anniversary and its rich history in educational outreach and promoting geology.
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The Aurora Fossil Museum in Beaufort County is one of the last non-admission museums in the state and last year, had at least one visitor from every state. The recent addition the PotashCorp Mine Room is hoped to attract even more visitors to the museum and the local Fossil Festival held annually in May. This year the museum will be raffling off a megalodon shark tooth to support the festival.
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26917
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Veteran Captain Richard Andrews describes the prize of late-summer fishing on the Pamlico—the giant red drum. As North Carolina’s state fish, the giant red drum are large; typically between 35 and 52 inches long and weigh one pound in weight per inch in length, which makes them difficult to catch.
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There are many ways to enjoy the Pamlico River, whether it be fishing, boating, or just viewing the scenery from shore. However, there are also 5 different watersports options available to visitors and residents alike, including tubing, wakeboarding, kneeboarding, paddleboarding, and kayaking.
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In the town of Washington, on the Pamlico estuary, everything begins and ends with the water. Washington has a rich history and resilient citizenry. The town offers its visitors unique experiences with its downtown charm, waterfront park, and boating activities.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p57-61, il, por Periodical Website
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28652
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The Rest Haven church near Bath, NC and its unique setting and congregation are detailed. The outdoor church is on the banks of the Pamlico River and was founded in 1950. The congregation takes turns giving sermons and leading the service. Stories and memories are shared of the church and its place in the lives of the local residents.
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34896
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With historic sites, great restaurants, and stunning water-front views, Beaufort, North Carolina has turned into an idyllic small town. The best way to get around town to see all of these things is to ride a bike.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 1, June 2017, p84-105, il, por Periodical Website
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38141
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This state park offers a site for expected outdoor activities: birding, canoeing, kayaking, and camping. Offerings perhaps unexpected include a public beach, outdoor classrooms, and an auditorium. As for a past benefit that’s unexpected, it is its Tar Kiln Trail, a major producer of pine tar for the area during the 18th and 19th centuries.