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6382
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Chartered in 1758, the Perquimans County town of Hertford is one of the state's oldest towns. It survived both the Revolutionary War and Civil War. LaVere discusses the town's history and things to see and do on a visit.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 8, Jan 2004, p106-108, il Periodical Website
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24579
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A 200-year-old farmhouse in Como boasts an interesting history; the owners claim the house is also haunted and hear the footsteps of tenants long past.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 10, October 1971, p13-14, il, por
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31638
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The small, rural town of Hertford is located on the Perquimans River, and has been around since the 17th century. Among Hertford’s residents is Jim “Catfish” Hunter, star pitcher for the New York Yankees. Like many others, Hunter enjoys Hertford for its fishing and friendly community.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 7 Issue 2, Feb 1975, p6-26, il, por Periodical Website
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37237
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Postcard Ye Old Eagle Tavern, Hertford, NC, demolished about 1915.
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36417
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The author gives a history of the Eagle Hotel, once a landmark in Hertford, Perquimans Co., NC.
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37480
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An article about all the different monuments in Hertford, Perquimans Co., NC and surrounding area.
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37507
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History of WWII in Hertford and northeastern North Carolina.
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37545
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List of some historical facts about Hertford and Perquimans County, NC.
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37773
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Narrative of a Union skirmish at Hertford, NC on Dec. 10, 1863.
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37849
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Old photograph Identified as Dr. William Bradshaw Sharp (1880-1938). Small biography given.
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38825
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Sarah Moore Delano Decrow, born about 1728, was married first in 1767 to Ichabod Delano and secondly in 1775 to Robert Decrow. Robert Decrow ran an ordinary with his wife and after his death in 1784, Sarah continued to run it. She was in and out of Court, being both articulate and contentious. In 1789, Sarah opened an ordinary in Hertford Co., NC and after a week was charged with selling non-tax paid liquor. In 1792, Sarah was the first postmaster of Hertford, NC and became the first female postmaster in the United States. Sarah continued as postmaster until her death in 1795.
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38916
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John Harvey, a native of Perquimans County, NC, served as a representative from Perquimans County, a Justice in 1751, and as Speaker of the Assembly. Harvey was considered the ‘Father of the American Revolution in North Carolina.’ He was a member of the first NC Committee of Correspondence and called the first and second Provincial Congresses against the will of the Royal Governor. In 1758, he helped charter the town of Hertford, NC. He was buried at his Belgrade Farm in Perquimans County, NC, but his tomb eventually washed away into the Albemarle Sound.