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The Washington Garden Club meets once a month to share their gardening experiences and ideas with one another. Organized by women in 1941, it became a federated club, National Garden Club, and the Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc., and is now a very strong and active organization. Each May, they host a plant sale at the North Carolina Estuarium, with proceeds supporting the club’s gardens at the Market and Gladden street intersection.
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The churches of Beaufort County have histories dating back centuries. The first, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, is the oldest church building in North Carolina, with an active parish dating back more than three-hundred years. This article provides the histories of Beaufort County churches based on materials from the Brown Library in Washington, interviews with church historians and official histories of each church.
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Sailing is a traditional form of transportation that has been practiced on the waters of Beaufort County for centuries. For the past decade, the nonprofit organization, Little Washington Sailing School, has worked to keep the art of sailing alive, passing it along to the next generation. Director Kevin Clancy discusses the school’s sailing programs.
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36167
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The connection between a well known area of the Outer Banks and Beaufort County's capital was created physically. For many decades, ferries like the Bessie Virginia transported good between “Little Washington” and area known for its connection to Roanoke’s lost colony. It was also created emotionally, in the bonds between people interdependent on each other for survival.
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Returning to her birthplace entailed coming back to a place that still felt like home. Helping to make it her hometown was familiar haunts like the long standing Bill’s Hot Dogs.