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for Journal of the New Bern Historical Society Vol. 12 Issue 2, Nov 1999
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In the early days of World War II, residents of the Outer Banks' communities, including Harkers Island and villagers on Hatteras and Ocracoke islands, saw the war up close and personal, as German submarines sank Allied ships within sight of the mainland. Cheatham recounts incidents from the dark days of 1942, when German U-Boats ruled the seas off North Carolina.
The New Bern Preservation Foundation organized in 1972 with the purpose of saving endangered historic buildings. Howlett summarizes the Foundation's preservation projects, the growth and changes in the Foundation, and current preservation projects.
For those interested in tracing the history of their houses, Ruckart provides a step-by-step process. While the author uses examples from New Bern, the process is applicable in any county.