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13224
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Sharpe presents the history, geography, development, and economic conditions of Brunswick County.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 26, May 1956, p12-17, 19, 21, 23, 25-27, il, map, f
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14463
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There are different versions in connection with the naming of Lockwood's Folly in Brunswick County, and there is an interesting story in connection with each version.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 38, Feb 1948, p11, 18, f
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Record #:
18292
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Continuing his travels around the state, Goerch describes the things of interest he found in Brunswick County. He states \"the county has an interesting history from the era of Benjamin Smith of the Colonial Period to the present.\"
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 12, Aug 1941, p1-4, 24-26, il
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19350
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Local boundary changes can be realized in five different manners: annexation, incorporation, merger/consolidation, secessions, and special district formations. To understand the complexities of these changes and effects on taxes, government representation, and school districting the authors analyzed boundary shifts within Brunswick County from between 1990-2010. Brunswick County is the subject of this study because of its rapid population increase and frequency of local boundary changes during this period.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 19 Issue , 2012, p4-19, il
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23886
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The country's largest ammunition port is located in Brunswick County, North Carolina. Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point (MOTSU) was built between 1952-1955 and is where ships load or unload weapon cargo, including rockets, missiles, howitzers, grenades, projectiles, and pyrotechnics.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 12, May 2015, p45-46, 48, il, por Periodical Website
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24654
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Anecdotal historical information is provided about Fort Caswell, a fortification on the mouth of the Cape Fear River used for guarding the main seaway into in North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 26 Issue 25, May 1959, p11-12, il, map
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35485
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Story, in this case, crossed the line between fiction and non-fiction. the author noted that her grandmother Mary Casey was a “walking, talking, history book of the Outer Banks.” More history than story can be perceived in recollections that included references to Daniel Boone and the unsavory early days of Hyde County.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 5 Issue 3, May/June 1977, p30-33, 41
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35695
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The Bigfoot Legend was widespread: sightings in Columbus and Brunswick Counties proved this. The discovery in Winnabow of footprint tracks, nearly a foot and a half long, was no exception to the standard story. Where they from man or beast of exceptional size, though? One native offered a $25.00 cash award for anyone willing to provide proof.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 6, Nov/Dec 1978, p42-43