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24772
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During World War II, Beaufort County began broadcasting US news and information to countries in South America, Central America, and Africa through the Voice of America radio station. Voice of America was an important way to communicate to these other countries during the war and especially during the 1950s, gaining it national renown. The station continued to operate with sites in both Beaufort and Pitt Counties until 2006 when the signal permanently went down.
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25199
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A history of the Pamlico River watershed which includes the areas humble town beginnings to the trouble the fishing industry has found itself in more recently.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 11 Issue 4, Summer 1992, p6, map
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26916
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In May 2016, Bath celebrated 300 years of seaport history. In 1716, England’s Lords Proprietors designated Bath as an official seaport, paving the way for hundreds of years of history. Although the town is no longer a busy port, it still celebrated its history with reenactments and costumed interpreters.
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32622
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This is a list of citizens of Washington, NC that died in the late outbreak of Yellow Fever.
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34405
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The churches of Beaufort County have histories dating back centuries. The first, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, is the oldest church building in North Carolina, with an active parish dating back more than three-hundred years. This article provides the histories of Beaufort County churches based on materials from the Brown Library in Washington, interviews with church historians and official histories of each church.
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