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Located in Beaufort County, Bath, incorporated in 1705, is North Carolina's oldest town. In 1704, John Lawson laid out the town, which soon attracted farmers and ranchers to settle there. The surrounding area was a source of tar, turpentine, and other naval stores. La Vere discusses the town's history and the plans for the year-long tricentennial celebration, with opening ceremonies beginning on March 8, 2005.
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 72 Issue 8, Jan 2005, p18-20, 22-23, il, map