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Industrial and agricultural advantages offered by Eastern North Carolina

Date: 1927 | Identifier: F264.B4 I53 1927
Industrial and agricultural advantages offered by Eastern North Carolina. 5th ed. Kinston, N.C. : Eastern Carolina Chamber of Commerce, [1927?] 8 p. : ill. 29 cm. Where life is better. Includes promotional information on the following eastern North Carolina towns: Beaufort, Dunn, Fremont, Lillington, Morehead City, and Rose Hill. more...
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INDUSTRIAL AND
AGRICULTURAL ADVANTAGES
OFFERED BY
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
“WHERE LIFE IS BETTER”

FIFTH EDITION
PUBLISHED BY
EASTERN CAROLINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, INC.HEADQUARTERS: KINSTON, N. C.
BRANCH OFFICE:
BENSON, N. C.
BRANCH OFFICE:
WINDSOR, N. C.




BEAUFORT, NORTH CAROLINA

“KISSED BY THE OCEAN BREEZES”

The first money or property ever given for Public Education in North Carolina, was provided by James Winwright of Beaufort, in his will in 1744.

Beaufort was “laid off” into streets and named “Beaufort”, in 1722, and received its Charter in April 1723. Prior to 1722 it was called “Fish Town.” Oldest recorded deeds are dated 1713. Christopher Gale, the first Chief Justice of the Colony was Recorder of Deeds in 1713-14.

Commodore Cooke of Albermarle Fame, was born in Beaufort. So was Joseph A. Physioc, now of New York, possibly the greatest Scenic Painter in the United States. The father of War Secretary Stanton, of Lincoln's Cabinet, was born eight miles from Beaufort.

Beaufort will complete by the Fall Term, two modern, equipped school buildings for White and Negro races, costing about $160,000.00.

Beaufort has the most beautiful kept court-house grounds, in the State. A whole city block is owned by the county and with flowers and shroubs and old knarled Live Oaks make it a beautiful spot.

Beaufort is a great shipping point for Truck, especially sweet and Irish potatoes. Hundreds of car loads leave Beaufort every year for market.

Hundreds of thousands of dollars are invested in catching water products and the manufacture of fish-scrap, used as fertilizer. This is a great industry and means much to the business of the State.

Beaufort is a famous Summer Resort and has been for many years, even before the Civil War when the Atlantic Hotel was the most popular summer hostelry in the State and one of the famous places in the South.

Beaufort invites the people to our Town, new and yet old, where you can see a dwelling, now occupied though built before the Revolutionary War, to modern and up-to-date homes and business houses.





DUNN, NORTH CAROLINA

“THE LIVEST TOWN UNDER THE SUN”

Dunn North Carolina is one of the fast growing towns of Eastern Carolina.

Dunn's growth is due to her being in one of the best agricultural sections in the whole section, and in additional to this she has a weekly industrial pay roll of about $10,000.00.

Dunn is famous for her beautiful streets and fine business section. No town in Eastern Carolina, the size of Dunn, makes a better appearance in the business section than Dunn.

Dunn is the home of one of the largest Lumber plants in Eastern Carolina.

Dunn has recently completed a handsome High School Building to keep pace with the growth in population of the town. Her Schools are Grade “A”.

The Durham and Southern R. R. Shops are located at Dunn.

Dunn is furnished an abundance of Electric Power by the Carolina Power and Light Co. This makes it easy for industries to secure power at reasonable rates.

Dunn's cotton market is the largest wagon market in the whole state. More than 25,000 bales are marketed in Dunn annually, thus indicating the type of market here in Dunn.

Dunn has three large fertilizer Mfg. Plants.

Dunn has not neglected the Religious side of her life. She has large and commodious Church Buildings.

Dunn Boasts of having one of the finest Hotels in all Eastern Carolina. The “Cotton Dale” is the pride of the town.

Dunn has only Furniture Factory in Eastern Carolina.

Dunn is on Paved Highway No. 22 from North to South and No. 60 running East and West.

Dunn's Mercantile Establishments are in keeping with towns of her size any where.

Dunn has two strong banks that take care of the financial needs of the community.

Dunn has an active Chamber of Commerce that is on the job for the good of the town.

Dunn has a Rotary Club and a Lion's Club.

Dunn invites you to investigate her advantages before you decide to locate.

For further information, write,
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, DUNN, N. C.

P. S.—Mention this Advertisement when writing.





FREMONT, NORTH CAROLINA

“A GOOD COTTON MARKET”

Fremont, North Carolina is one of the real substantial small towns of Eastern North Carolina.

Fremont is situated in the heart of the Bright Leaf Tobacco Belt of Eastern North Carolina.

Fremont has educational facilities second to none in a town of her size.

Fremont has a $150,000.00 School Building.

Fremont is a town of pretty homes.

Fremont is furnished power by the Carolina Power and Light Co.

Fremont sells annually about 10,000 bales of cotton.

Fremont has several real large stores that do a big business over a large area.

Fremont is the trade center of a rich and prosperous section.

Fremont's Municipal affairs are handled by competent Officials.

Fremont has a “Million Dollar Bank” in a town of 1500 population. This statement speaks for itself. Prosperity surrounds the section.

Fremont has a large Cotton Oil Mill and Fertilizer Plant.

Fremont has a Wholesale Grocery.

Land values near Fremont are low as compared with productivity.

Fremont is on Paved Highway No. 40, North to South.

Fremont will give you a cordial welcome if you come.

Fremont has several commercial poultry and hog farms near by thus showing that Live Stock will prosper near Fremont.

Investigate Fremont.

For further information, write,
J. B. AYECOCK, LOCAL DIRECTOR
EASTERN CAROLINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
FREMONT, N. C.





LILLINGTON, North Carolina

COUNTY SEAT — HARNETT COUNTY

Lillington is situated on the Cape Fear River, one of the most important rivers in North Carolina.

Lillington is surrounded by very fertile soils suitable for growing many crops.

Lillington is half-way between Fayetteville and Raleigh on Route 21, one of the main Highways from North to South.

Lillington has modern Schools, Churches and Homes.

Lillington is in the heart of a great cotton section, where a very fine staple of cotton is grown.

Lillington has an abundance of cheap electric power.

Lillington has an up-to-date and modern Hotel.

Lillington is the trade center of a large area.

Lillington has large stores sufficient to take care of community's demand.

Lillington has one of the strongest small banks in Eastern Carolina.

Lillington has furnished practically all gravel used in building North Carolina's Road system.

Lillington will offer unusual inducements to prospective manufacturers.

Lillington has an active Lions Club that looks after the civic life of the community.

Lillington people are hospitable, typical of the South.

Lillington has pure drinking water. The kind you like.

Lillington has a climate, satisfactory all year round.

In fact, Lillington will suit you if you are looking for a new location.

Lillington is center of large peach section.

Pecans grow and make money for you near Lillington.

For further information, write,
LIONS CLUB, LILLINGTON, N. C.

Please mention this publication in answering this Advertisement.





MOREHEAD CITY, North Carolina

“IN THE LAND OF ENCHANTING WATERS”

Morehead City has every natural advantage to make her a great city. Situated as she is, on the Atlantic Ocean, with the finest beaches in the country, with excellent rail road facilities and hard surfaced highways furnishing easy access to the thousands who visit this famous Resort City annually, Morehead City is bound to grow by leaps and bounds within the next few years. During the past five years there has been a tremedous growth, indicating that the start has just been made. Within a very few years the Inland Waterway will be completed from Boston to Morehead City. This will be one of the factors that will serve to make Morehead City a great seaport.

To take care of the thousands of visitors annually, Morehead City has built large and comfortable Hotels, both Commercial and Tourist. The Morehead Villa, the finest Hotel between Atlantic City and Jacksonville on the Atlantic Ocean, is open the year round. The Atlantic Hotel, famous for many years for southern Hospitality, is open for the summer season only. The Woodland Hotel, is open all year round for both tourist and Commercial trade.

Morehead City is the Mecca both summer and winter for fishermen and sportsmen of all kinds. There is an abundance of game in the vicinity adjacent to Morehead City. You will enjoy an outing any time at Morehead City.

Morehead City is a great commercial Fish market. A solid car of sea-food products is shipped by express from Morehead City every day except Sundays. The very finest oysters in the whole country are caught at Morehead City.

Morehead City, N. C., exports annually, $2,000,000.00 worth of sea food products.

Morehead City is in the heart of the great trucking section of the Southeast. Thousands of barrels of potatoes, cabbage, beans and other truck are shipped annually from Morehead City, N. C. Thus furnishing money all year round.

Morehead City is on the hard surfaced road from the Mountains to the Sea. She is connected with Beaufort by a $750,000.00 bridge to be opened September 1, 1927. You may start your car in the mountains at Asheville and almost “coast” into Morehead City.

Morehead City is surrounded by fertile farm lands that grow large yields of corn, cotton, tobacco and other crops. Carteret County, is one of the leading counties in the State of North Carolina.

Morehead City extends you a cordial invitation to come and investigate her advantages before you make decision for a new location.

For further information, write,
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, MOREHEAD CITY, N. C.

Please mention this publication when answering this Advertisement.





ROSE HILL, NORTH CAROLINA

DUPLIN COUNTY

“The Dependable Strawberry Market of Eastern Carolina”

There is no better location in Eastern North Carolina than Rose Hill for Farming or Business. Situated as she is, in the heart of the Great Trucking section of Eastern North Carolina, makes business good practically all year round.

Farm lands nearby are not high in price but produce heavily.

Rose Hill is on the Atlantic Coast Line Rail Road from Wilmington to Rocky Mount. Rose Hill is easily reached by excellent highways, which make her a good marketing center.

Rose Hill ships annually more than 400 cars of Strawberries to all corners of the country. Rose Hill has rightly been named the “Dependable Strawberry Market,” because her market can always be depended on to be the best.

Rose Hill is an ideal location for poultry farming and dairying.

Markets are easily reached with all kinds of produce grown in and around Rose Hill.

Rose Hill has modern school facilities. Her children are well cared for in this respect.

Rose Hill has every requisite for happy living.

Rose Hill is well supplied with Churches to take care of the religious needs of the community.

Rose Hill has more than forty business houses, all modern and up-to-date.

You will do well to investigate Rose Hill before deciding on a new location.

For further information, Write,

E. G. MURRAY OR F. C. CRAFT, LOCAL DIRECTORS,
ROSE HILL, N. C.





SCENES FROM
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA


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Dairying Profitable—Eastern Carolina
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Tobacco Field—Eastern Carolina
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A Real Industry—Eastern Carolina
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Wild Game Plentiful in Eastern Carolina
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Picking Strawberries—Eastern Carolina
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Eastern Carolina an Ideal Poultry Section
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Paved Highway—Eastern Carolina
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EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA INVITES YOU

Eastern Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

BRANCH OFFICE:
BENSON, N. C.

HEADQUARTERS: KINSTON, N. C.

BRANCH OFFICE:
WINDSOR, N. C.

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