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for Carolina Comments Vol. 48 Issue 2, Mar 2000
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Beaufort's North Carolina Maritime Museum has two new branches: Roanoke Island/Manteo and Southport. The additions will help serve larger numbers of residents and tourists, make more resources available, and expand educational programs. The new museums will focus on boats and boatbuilders on Roanoke Island and the maritime heritage of northeastern and southeastern sections of the state.
State and National citizens mourned the death of Justice James Iredell on October 20, 1799. In August the ill Iredell returned to his Edenton home. No contemporary accounts of his funereal exist but it is believed events were typical of eastern North Carolina with burial within a family cemetery, funeral oration Sunday following burial, and an extravagant funeral feast.