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The Impact of the Lumbering Industry on the Economy of New Bern and Craven County, 1710-1988

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Though it was credited as reviving the post-Civil War economy, the lumbering industry had played a role in New Bern’s fiscal development since the Revolution period. Attesting to and assuring its longtime importance to New Bern were businesses such as the Blade Lumber Company and Weyerhaeuser Company, and the establishment of the Croatan National Forest.