NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Search Results


22 results for "Simpson, Bland"
Currently viewing results 16 - 22
Previous
PAGE OF 2
Record #:
4350
Author(s):
Abstract:
Northwest of Wilmington, between the confluence of the Cape Fear and Black rivers, lies Roan Island, 2,757 acres of swampy ground. It is accessible only by boat and has such wildlife as alligators, bears, deer, and wild turkeys. The Nature Conservancy purchased the island in 1998 and then turned it over to the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission to manage. Today it is one of the commission's newest game lands.
Full Text:
Record #:
32204
Author(s):
Abstract:
An excerpt from North Carolina author Bland Simpson’s “Two Captains from Carolina” highlights a pivotal moment for Moses Grandy, an accomplished African American mariner born in the antebellum South. Simpson describes how he brought to life the stories of two disparate captains and what their narratives mean to him.
Source:
Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 1, Winter 2018, p12-17, il, por, map Periodical Website
Record #:
37642
Author(s):
Abstract:
Clay was the stuff potsherds were made of, evidence for the lifeways of North Carolina inhabitants over the centuries. Places the author celebrated and commemorated included Fort Neoheroka, Town Creek, Soco Creek, and Seagrove.
Source:
Record #:
38298
Author(s):
Abstract:
Called sound country by the author, North Carolina attained this status by having more sounds than any other state in the east. Its importance may be better defined, however, by the role that sounds like Currituck have played in defining a way of life for Eastern North Carolinians and the region’s seafood industry for centuries.
Source:
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 4, Sept 2011, p96-98, 100, 102-104, 106, 108, 110, 112, 114 Periodical Website
Record #:
39439
Author(s):
Abstract:
Barbara Garrity-Blake is the co-leader of the Down East Cajun and acoustic-roots band the Unknown Tongues and founder of the annual folk-feast at the Gloucester Mardi Gras.