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Up until the 1960s, Beaufort, the state's third oldest town, thrived on the menhaden fishing industry. Thirty years later the town has become one of the state's top tourist attractions.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 47 Issue 7, July 1997, p1,12-13, il
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4139
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Incorporated in 1723, Beaufort, in Carteret County, is the state's third oldest city. It is also a mecca for tourists, with attractions that include historic homes, specialty shops, shipbuilding, the Old Burying Ground, and the N.C. Maritime Museum.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 66 Issue 12, May 1999, p80-83, 85, il Periodical Website
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4727
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Beaufort, incorporated in 1722 in Carteret County, is the state's third-oldest town. Grizzle describes how to spend a perfect weekend there, enjoying nature, history, Harkers Island, and great seafood.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 68 Issue 4, Sept 2000, p112-116, il Periodical Website
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5949
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Beaufort in Carteret County is the state's fourth oldest town. Faulkner discusses the town's history and architecture. A walking tour map identifying historic sites and a map of the town plan from 1713 are included.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 3 Issue 2, May/June 1975, p5-10, il
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7487
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Green describes a Christmas holiday tour by bus and by foot in Beaufort, the state's third oldest town. The tour begins in the historic district in an authentic 1948 English double-decker bus and concludes at the Beaufort Historic Site, where the walking tour begins. Along the way various shops are visited, including an apothecary, historic jail, and the Hammock House, which has a link to the famed pirate Blackbeard.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Holiday 2005, p6-11, il Periodical Website
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12884
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Surveyed and plotted in 1713, Beaufort has served as a popular spot for North Carolina natives as well as visiting tourists for centuries. A focal point during the Civil War, Beaufort is home to attractions such as the Hammock House as well as a U.S. Fishery Biological Laboratory.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 27 Issue 6, Aug 1959, p16-18, il
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13458
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Located in Carteret County, Beaufort, the third-oldest city in North Carolina, is featured in Our State magazine's Tar Heel Town of the Month section.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 78 Issue 9, Feb 2011, p30-32, 34, 36-38, il Periodical Website
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15660
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deLue, the travel editor of the Boston Globe, continues his trip through eastern North Carolina, this time stopping in Beaufort, one of the state's oldest cities. He describes the feel of older cities compared to newer ones; discusses the fishing industry and fisheries; samples some seafood; and visits the Old Burying Ground.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 14, Dec 1955, p15-16, il
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16518
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Beaufort, North Carolina has been named \"America's Coolest Small Town\" for 2012 by Budget Travel magazine out of 647 nominations.
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23848
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Fish harvesting in the 1950s put Beaufort, North Carolina on the map, but when the industry collapsed town officials turned to historic preservation and tourism for economic stability. Beaufort's current mayor, Richard Stanley, discusses his past and present work to sustain tourism in the coastal town.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 65 Issue 3, May/June 2015, p6-9, il, por
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23904
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Beaufort and Blowing Rock, two towns on opposite ends of the state, have more in common than one may think. Both represent small-town America and embody the spirit of their respective regions--the coast and the mountains--the areas North Carolinians and out-of-staters flock to.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 1, June 2015, p112-116,118-119, il, por Periodical Website
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24514
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This article discusses the New Atlantic Hotel that opened in 1889 in Morehead City, which replaced the one that was washed away during a storm in 1879.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 45 Issue 12, May 1978, p16-19, il
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24508
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The Old Atlantic Hotel built in 1859 in Beaufort, North Carolina was located on the waterfront; many locals wondered if the hotel could survive a storm. The hotel eventually collapsed during a storm in August 1879.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 45 Issue 11, April 1978, p12-13, il
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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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24636
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An old burying ground at Beaufort has been in use since the early 1700s and sheds light on the history of the area. The grave is the final resting place of such historical figures as Col. William Thompson (1736-1781) and Captain Otway Burns (1775-1850).
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 26 Issue 18, February 1959, p11, 20, il
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