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When David A. Stallman began researching Topsail Island's history, he uncovered a well-kept military secret. Between 1946 and 1948, the island was a test site for Operation Bumblebee, the Navy's project to develop a supersonic surface-to-air missile.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 10, Mar 1995, p33-36, il
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2174
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In following the Intracoastal Waterway through eastern North Carolina, boaters have a choice of three routes and a number of interesting stops. Beaufort, Oriental, and Cape Lookout lay along the 450 miles of rivers, sounds, creeks, and manmade canals.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 10, Mar 1995, p25-29, il
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2173
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Carol Timblin, a Charlotte writer, is the author of BEST PLACES TO STAY IN THE SOUTH, a review of over 300 inns, 85 percent of which have been visited by the author.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 10, Mar 1995, p44, il, por
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The barrier island of Topsail is divided between Onslow and Pender Counties with Surf City, the commercial hub, located in the island's center. Two factors, a lack of commercialization and environmental preservation, attract vacationers to the island.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 10, Mar 1995, p30-32, il
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Until recently, Corolla in Currituck County was a tiny, isolated village where N.C. Highway 12 ended and wild horses had roamed for centuries. Vacationers' discovery of Corolla has caused its transformation into a tourist and vacation home area.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 10, Mar 1995, p22-23, il
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In late 1825, during a six-month tour of the U.S., the Marquis de Lafayette visited Murfreesboro, Raleigh, and Fayetteville, the first American town named for him. He was given a hero's welcome for his service during the Revolutionary War.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 10, Mar 1995, p13-14, por
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2197
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Smithville, founded in 1792, changed its name to Southport in 1889 because it was the state's southernmost port. Originally a fishing village, the Brunswick County community now attracts many tourists and retirees.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 10, Mar 1995, p10, il
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Several of the state's coastal inns, including The Docksiders Inn at Kure Beach and The Tranquil House Inn at Manteo, are known for the outstanding service they provide.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 10, Mar 1995, p17-20, il
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Belmont is holding a year-long centennial celebration from March 6, the date of the town's incorporation, to Christmas. Originally called Garibaldi for the man who built the town's railroad tower, the name was changed to honor August Belmont, a banker.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 10, Mar 1995, p4, il
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