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Lighthouses are a familiar site along the coastline, and this article looks at a particular location along Diamond Shoals that was so inhospitable a lighthouse could not be constructed. The government attempted to place lighthouses at that location on two different occasions. The final solution was not a permanent installment but a lightship. The history and cost of these projects are outlined in this article.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 16 Issue 51, May 1949, p3, 20, il
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Dean Samuel F. Mordecai, Dean of Trinity College in the early 20th-century, implemented stricter standards for law students by establishing rigorous requirements for entering law students, earning a reputation as a fair yet authoritarian figure. Mordecai composed his own text books.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 16 Issue 51, May 1949, p6-7
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Bond presents an interesting historical sketch of Mann's Harbor better known as Croatan, or, the 'Lost Colony,' following the failed settlement attempt. Other attempts were made to settle this area including, Captain Charlie Mann's early successful endeavor. The article describes the settlers of Captain Mann's expedition, their difficult lives in the new colonies, and the population of Mann's Harbor in 1949.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 16 Issue 51, May 1949, p5
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