Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 48 Issue 5, May 1984
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Steamboats were once a common sight on the rivers of North Carolina, and their use originated because of a need for an efficient method to transport naval stores. The earliest use occurred in 1818, when three were built and placed in service--two on the Cape Fear River and one on the Neuse River.
Stone Mountain State Park offers a variety of activities to visitors--hiking; fishing in the seventeen miles of trout streams; and climbing the 600-foot granite face of the mountain.