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35504
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NC's celebration of the US’ birthday wasn’t confined on ship. It also involved cruising by places on land that showcased NC’s contribution to America’s history. There were towns such as Edenton, Bath, and New Bern. It included dwellings like Orton Plantation, the Benjamin Wright House, and Tryon Palace. Also were landmarks such as the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Wright Brothers Memorial, and Blockade Runner Museum.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 4 Issue 3, June 1976, p8-10, 12-14
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37801
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Annotated transcription of a vessel bond, where he will not transport any servant or slave out of Edenton, nor depart without paying for pilotage.
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22658
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North Carolina's coastal region is home to a rich African-American history with locations that reflect the highs and lows for this group during and after slavery. For example, the Great Dismal Swamp became a place of refuge for those seeking freedom before and during the American Civil War as part of the Maritime Underground Railroad. Other places on this route, such as Wilmington, are known for their role in slavery, while James City is known as a place populated by freed blacks.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2015, p28-33, il, por Periodical Website
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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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24570
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Joseph Hewes (1730-1779) was a successful merchant who became involved in politics in North Carolina and eventually went on to sign the Declaration of Independence for North Carolina. He served as a representative of the Continental Congress; this article presents his lasting impacts on the state and in Edenton, the town in which Hewes lived.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 22, April 1972, p6-8, il, por
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12317
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Queen Anne's Town, also known as the Port of Roanoke, Edenton, is the goober capital of North Carolina as well as the second largest peanut market in the world. Settled in 1658 by colonists from Jamestown, Edenton is a historic town located on the shores of Pamlico Sound.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 25 Issue 20, Feb 1958, p10-11, 33, f
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15665
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Edenton, the county seat of Chowan County, is Our State Magazine's featured Tar Heel Town of the Month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 7, Dec 2011, p41-44, 46, 48, 50-53, il Periodical Website
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13064
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DeRue recounts his trip to Edenton, North Carolina with anecdotes about its architecture, countryside, and a little bit of history.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 6, Aug 1955, p13, 31-32, f
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1925
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Although considered a significant event in North Carolina's Revolutionary period, many questions still surround Edenton's Tea Party of October 25, 1774. Arthur describes the event and addresses questions concerning its authenticity.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 5, Oct 1994, p13-14, il
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5977
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On October 25, 1774, Penelope Barker organized fifty women to participate in the Edenton Tea Party, in order to tell the government in England what North Carolina women were prepared to do to resist repressive laws. Griffin discusses the event, which was \"the earliest instance of political activity on the part of women in the American colonies.\"
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 4 Issue 3, June 1976, p24-27, il
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39264
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History of the Smallwood Family; Past and Present History of Aurora, NC; Facts About Bath, NC; List of other articles written by Robert Tripp Bonner that appeared in the Washington Progress.
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Pamteco Tracings (NoCar F262.B37 P35), Vol. 14 Issue No. 1, June 1998, p45-49
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37440
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Transcription of the letter and query on Joseph L. Whedbee (d. by 1850) and wife, Susan Wilson (b. 1785).
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35579
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The historic trail of Eastern NC, covering towns such as Fayetteville and Windsor, was a road with plenty of landmarks. Contained for the tourists’ consideration were many of the state’s acre bound treasures—over two thirds, according to the author. Examples of these historic properties were Charles B. Aycock’s birthplace and the James Iredell House.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p30-31
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36269
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The measurement of Edenton’s historical significance to North Carolina extends back the mid eighteenth century, when it was the state capital. The measure of its history extends to modern day, with the town’s efforts to preserve its Colonial roots. This is evident in facilities such as the courthouse, built in 1767, and historic houses such as the Barker House, built in 1783.