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for The State Vol. 23 Issue 14, Dec 1955
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Thousands have awakened to the natural opportunities of North Carolina. One of the major breakthroughs of higher standards of living is ownership of a pleasure boat. North Carolina's boating waters are hard to beat, with the Inland Waterway passing through the state to Florida, dozens of rivers, and calming shoals.
The Quakers of a century ago were recognizable by their hats. At Guilford College Library is a hat worn by Nathan Hunt, often referred to as the patriarch of Quakerism in North Carolina. Richard Beard settled with the Quaker colony near what is now High Point; he brought with him some knowledge of the manufacture of hats.
deLue, the travel editor of the Boston Globe, continues his trip through eastern North Carolina, this time stopping in Beaufort, one of the state's oldest cities. He describes the feel of older cities compared to newer ones; discusses the fishing industry and fisheries; samples some seafood; and visits the Old Burying Ground.