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22534
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The little community of Texana, a multi-ethnic community of whites, African Americans, and a few with Cherokee ancestry, was almost completely self-sufficient. Texana is located near the Cherokee town of Murphy, NC and is named for its founder, Texana McClelland, an African American woman who settled there in the 1850s.
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22120
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Contrary to popular accounts of North Carolina history, the first settlers on the north side of the Albemarle Sound did not come to the area to escape religious persecution in Virginia and New England. The author addresses the specific historiography on the subject using accounts from contemporary witnesses to support his analysis.
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34571
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A number of small villages on the outer banks were present during the 19th century including Rice Path, Yellow Hill, Bell Cove, and Bill’s Point. These communities—named for landscape features, community members, and historic events—lived an isolated existence. Their subsistence relied on local resources and many livelihoods revolved around fishing and agriculture.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 11 Issue 3, Summer 1995, p14-15