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26916
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In May 2016, Bath celebrated 300 years of seaport history. In 1716, England’s Lords Proprietors designated Bath as an official seaport, paving the way for hundreds of years of history. Although the town is no longer a busy port, it still celebrated its history with reenactments and costumed interpreters.
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26915
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The Herring Club, a social club in Washington, North Carolina, is a fellowship group centered on socializing and fish fries. It began in the late 1940s with a group of volunteer firemen and still continues today. Although some of the traditions have shifted, the purpose of the group remains the same.
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Washington the Magazine (NoCar F264.W3 W37), Vol. Issue , July-Aug 2016, p26-29, il, por, map Periodical Website
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22112
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While other fishing locations like the Gulf of Mexico and along the Outer Banks are more well-known, the Pamlico River has opportunities for fishermen--\"a river not taken by many.\" Rowe points to its location in relation to the Gulf Stream which brings a variety of species from the North and South. Its remoteness is also one of its biggest attributes--it's pristine and unspoiled. The Pamlico offers fishermen four saltwater sport fish--striped bass, flounder, speckled trout, and puppy drum, also called red fish. Secondary species are numerous and include white perch, largemouth bass, bowfin, croaker, and Spanish mackerel.
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37316
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The focal point on Main Street for four decades has become the main attraction anew through additions to its facility, in time for the annual fossil festival. In its buildings are the gift shop and learning center. Outside are mounds for intrepid fossil hunters. The boon for the museum and Aurora year around: visitors from all fifty states, as well as faraway countries and continents.
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37370
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Getting to Portsmouth Island is a challenge but the journey is worth the effort, according to the author. Among the perks Portsmouth has to offer is an environment that may make one feel as if a trip has been taken back in time. Reason noted by Rumley for this feeling: Portsmouth’s population has dwindled to summer tourists and fishermen; the place hasn’t changed much since its Colonial beginnings.
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19581
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With the warming spring temperatures, fishing on the Pamlico River will similarily warm up as well. Spring anglers should expect excellent speckled trout fishing with many keepers in the 15-20 inch range. In addition to speckled trout, anglers should expect redfish and striped-bass in abundance.
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21985
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Ghosts and legends fill the Ghost Walk in Bath; most are connected with the town or surrounding area. Ghost Walkers learn about Jesse Elliot, who could not resist a drink or a bet, and did so on a Sunday much to his regret; the unforgettable pirate Blackbeard; Edna Ferber, who gathered material for her book, Showboat; and the Rev. George Whitfield, who placed a curse on the town for 100 years.
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26917
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Veteran Captain Richard Andrews describes the prize of late-summer fishing on the Pamlico—the giant red drum. As North Carolina’s state fish, the giant red drum are large; typically between 35 and 52 inches long and weigh one pound in weight per inch in length, which makes them difficult to catch.
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21941
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For sixteen years the Washington Area Historic Foundation has produced and offered for sale a Christmas tree ornament depicting a structure of interest in the city. Past ornaments have shown the Singleton Primitive Baptist, the old courthouse, and the old City Hall. Historic St. Peter's Episcopal Church is featured on the current one. The item sells for $25, and the money raised supports community projects like the Water Street Park and the Harding Square landscaping.
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21978
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Asif Daher, owner of Zaitona's Mediterranean Restaurant in Washington, and his wife Sharaz discuss the appeal of growing and cooking with herbs and which ones are good for medicinal purposes. Master gardener Julie Parker comments on using herbs in cooking and which ones grow well in Eastern North Carolina.
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28784
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A photojournal explores the history of Washington, NC through its architecture, landmarks, and notable artifacts. The Civil War bell at the First Presbyterian church, the Buckman’s Department Store Elevator, the Vaudeville Theater at Turnage Theatre, and the Old Courthouse are a few of the items and places highlighted for their history.
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40745
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A display, begun to celebrate a family member’s life, is part of the YuleTide celebration for many as 10,000 annually. This display, touted as the second largest in the state, started with an angel and a few lights that symbolized Hoggard’s late niece. Two dozen year later, its wonderful factors include half a million lights and a host of decorations, of which 80% are handmade.
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23077
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C.J. Wilson, a former defensive end for East Carolina University, has had a successful NFL career during the past six years. This article discusses his journey to NFL stardom--from his high school football days in the small town of Pinetown, North Carolina to the Super Bowl stage.
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19558
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The ferry crews on the Bayview-Aurora ferry route consider passenger safety their number one priority during a passage. Even while dealing with safety, security, and ferry maintenance, they still find time to enjoy the little things like the beautiful North Carolina sunset.
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