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14373
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The author discusses the history of Chowan County from the colonial period through contemporary history. Historic landmarks described include: Cupola House, Bandon Plantation, and the Chowan County Courthouse.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 16 Issue 41, Mar 1949, p6-7, 15, il
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15032
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Nestled by the beautiful Chowan River in Hertford County is the quaint and historic old town of Winton, incorporated in 1766. Governor Lane, chief of Sir Walter Raleigh's first attempt at English colonization in America, explored and traveled the town. During the Revolutionary War, Winton was the assembly point for soldiers and supplies.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 3, June 1940, p11, f
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18619
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Chowan is the smallest county in the state, but at the same time is filled with more history than any other county in North Carolina. Edenton, the county seat, has adopted the slogan, \"Cradle of the Colony.\" Among its famous citizens were Governor Charles Eden, Joseph Hewes, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, Penelope Barker, leader of the Edenton Tea Party, and James Iredell Sr. and Jr. The county also has a number of historic buildings, including the famous Cupola House, Hayes, the home of Governor Samuel Johnston, and St. Paul's Church, the second oldest church building in North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 8, July 1942, p1-3, 16-18, il
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25043
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Edenton has a proud history that became particularly significant in 1774. That history is memorialized during the holidays. Special Christmas events highlight the sacrifices of women and their contributions to the history of the town.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Holiday 2001, p18-20, il Periodical Website
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22557
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Centre Hill, Chowan County, North Caroilna, is the highest point in the county, forming a large watershed. This well-defined area became a civic and communal center in the area's history, attracting itinerant Methodist ministers, flourishing schools, and Civil War incidents.
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37208
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Small history of the Martinique Plantation back to the 1752 Grant to John Wallace.