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for The State Vol. 23 Issue 26, May 1956
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Eighty years before Boston's celebrated tea party, Brunswick's resistance to Britain took play in open daylight, was led by the most prominent men of the community, with arms in their hands, who defied His Majesty's governor, his navy, and his tax collectors. Today, Old Brunswick is a ghost town on the banks of the Cape Fear River.
A spring located at the head of Allen Creek on the boundary of the Sunny Point Reservation in Brunswick County, provided 42 million gallons of pure fresh water a day into and out of McKenzie Pond; but no one has been able to figure out where it comes from. Bill Keziah believes it may be from an underwater river underneath Cape Fear.
Navigation on the Cape Fear River is tricky, and no master would attempt it without the knowledge of one of the seven licensed captains in the Wilmington-Cape Fear Pilots Association. The Association is a unique group rooted in the romantic traditions of the Civil War.
The mysterious Maco Light has baffled scientists and laymen alike for more than fifty years. The Brunswick County phenomenon has been studied at length, but there is no solution to one of North Carolina's most eerie sights.
Sharpe presents the history, geography, development, and economic conditions of Brunswick County.
(NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 26, May 1956
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This map contains three counties in Carolina -- Albemarle, Clarendon, and Craven; and what is now called the Cape Fear River. The Albemarle Sound is designated as a river and there are two inlets that are now non-existent.