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for Coastwatch Vol. Issue , Jan/Feb 1997
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In 1996, Hurricane Fran wreaked havoc on the southern barrier islands, eroding many beach areas and destroying property. While most beaches will recover, some will require ten to fifteen years. Pre-1960s-built homes suffered the most damage.
John Averitt's Onslow County plantation, \"Rich Lands,\" was a leading naval stores producer 150 years ago. Although great wealth accrued to the family, uncontrolled harvesting destroyed the pines and led to the family's downfall in 1857.
The Albemarle Region Canoe Trails system, which meanders through 200 miles of ten northeastern counties, offers canoeing enthusiasts scenic viewing on twenty-nine waterways.
An array of experiences awaits canoers on the Albemarle Region Canoe Trails. The trails teem with wildlife (Lake Phelps Trail), and provide scenic (Merchants Millpond), and historic (Pembroke and Queen Anne creeks) pleasures.