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Dredging by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the state's inlets and Intracoastal Waterway is a year-round project to keep the navigable channels open for fishing and related businesses.
Captain William H. Boudinot of Chatham County, an 1837 U.S. Naval Academy graduate, devised in 1856 a way to gather weather information for forecasting. Ignored for years, his ideas eventually laid the foundation for the weather service.
Until an acceptable route that would not disrupt the natural beauty of Grandfather Mountain was found, the Blue Ridge Parkway's last seven and one-half miles remained unfinished. The route was agreed to in 1968 and completed in 1987.
The dream of its first director, J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton, the Southern Historical Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the largest repository of manuscript material pertaining to the South.