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for Coastwatch Vol. Issue , Autumn 2000
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Englishwoman Catharine Phillips, a Quaker missionary, evangelized in the North Carolina coastal regions and as far west as Alamance County, beginning in 1753. Phillips wrote an account of her travels and work in Memories of the Life of Catharine Phillips, which was published in London in 1797.
In 1994, the North Carolina General Assembly established the Fishery Resource Grant program, which funds projects that test ways to preserve coastal resources. Dave Beresoff's project seeks ways to prevent sharks from getting tangled in commercial gill nets.
Historic Bald Head Lighthouse, built on Bald Head Island in 1817-1818, is North Carolina's oldest surviving lighthouse. It was neither the first or the last lighthouse to send a guiding beacon to mariners entering the Cape Fear River. Smith chronicles their history.