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15826
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A recent Sea Grant publication by Jim Sabella and Marcus Hepburn helps agencies regulating the State's fisheries to know something about the people and communities they are regulating--their values, their history, and their culture, which includes areas like Harkers Island with rich old fishing and boat-building traditions.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 6 Issue 2, Fall 1980, p41-43, f
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19115
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In the 1800s on the Shackleford Banks, the families of Diamond City moved to settle Harkers Island and develop and unique community and culture that included the eating of loons. Although that practice is illegal today, Harkers Island residents continue to uphold other cultural eccentricities such as specialized fishing and wild pony corrals.
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24498
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The Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild is a group of decoy waterfowl carvers from Harkers Island. The guild began in 1987 and hosts the Core Sound Decoy Festival annually. The mission of the group is to educate new generations about decoy carving through workshops, shows, and demonstrations in order to preserve these skills for the future.
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32227
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Harkers Island Electric Membership Corporation, the island’s only electric system, is promoting the development of a water system treatment plant and the creation of more jobs. This article discusses industries on Harkers Island, and what the community is doing to enhance development.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 1 Issue 3, Oct 1969, p20-21, il, por Periodical Website
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35522
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Shellfish—their lives, the industry’s livelihood—looked bleak when Red Tide rolled in. The future became brighter with its causes’ discovery: inadequate treatment of human and animal wastes. It also brightened with the solutions: improvement of septic tank surveillance and testing procedures. A chart reiterated the need for improvement, with counties ranging from Dare to New Hanover, waterways from Hyde County’s Kitty Creek to Harkers Island’s Back Sound.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1973, p14-15, 35, 44
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35623
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The journey took the author and her husband through major and minor waterways along the Coast toward their New Jersey destination. What the eventful October adventure proved: home can be aboard a small ship or ashore in the house she was glad to return to.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 5 Issue 5, Oct 1977, p12-15
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35812
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Many articles are written about NC’s series of lighthouses, but keepers often not mentioned. In this instance, the spotlight was placed on the person who kept the beacon burning. Highlighted were details of lighthouse keeper life and later work experience aboard a lightship. Also mentioned were the seven lighthouses where he worked, such as Cape Charles on Smith Island and Cape Lookout off of Harkers Island.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Feb 1980, p6
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36987
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Through decoy carving, the man also known as “Brother” upkeeps a local tradition, while up keeping a name for himself in national collections and competitions.
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36881
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Carmine Prioli’s initial interest in boatbuilding evolved into years of caring, working, believing, struggling, hoping, giving, sometimes pushing hard, for the people who build, work, and appreciate not only those boats, but all the pieces of heritage on Harkers Island.
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35896
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The Crystal Coast included treasures not to be found in a chest or pirate ship. Included among the troves of visit worthy towns including the stretch between Beaufort and Cedar Island known as “the Original Downeast.” Proving its value of an historic sort entailed mention of Beaufort’s colonial roots and remembrance of Fort Macon as a Civil War battle site. As for personal historic merit, cited was Pine Knoll Shore’s connection to relatives of Theodore Roosevelt.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 7, Sept 1980, p27-33
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36399
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Ulrich Mack spent time in 1985 photographing people on Harkers Island, NC, which he returned to once his photos were developed. He made the photos into a book, Inselmenschen.