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The Hurricane of August 18, 1879


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A severe hurricane struck Carteret County with wind gusts in excess of 150 miles per hour on August 18, 1879. William B. Duncan wrote several letters to his son Thomas Isaac Duncan about the effects of the storm. The letters provide an eyewitness account of the storm's damage.
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7913