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3430
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On November 21, 1996, a ship reported to be the QUEEN ANNE'S REVENGE, Blackbeard's flagship, was discovered about three miles off the Beaufort-Morehead City area. If confirmed, the find will provide valuable information on pirate life and ships.
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3702
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Blackbeard the pirate was the terror of the coast during the early 18th-century. He was killed near Ocracoke in 1718. A shipwreck found off Beaufort Inlet on November 21, 1996, is thought to be his flagship QUEEN ANNE'S REVENGE.
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Tributaries (NoCar Ref VK 24 N8 T74), Vol. Issue 7, Oct 1997, p30-39, il, f
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4387
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Ancestors of the Cherokees inhabited the southern Appalachians beginning around 1000 A.D., some 500 years before European explorers reached the New World. Archaeologists call these people the Pisgah Culture. The majority lived in villages in Buncombe and Haywood Counties, while others lived in the mountains of North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee. These people were both hunters and farmers.
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Blackbeard was the most famous of all the pirates during the Golden Age of Piracy, which lasted from the late 17th-century into the early 18-century. He raided ships and towns from the Caribbean to the coasts of Virginia and the Carolinas, and his personal appearance inspired terror in those he confronted. He was killed near Ocracoke in 1718 by sailors of the King's navy.
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11731
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Lakewood Park, which opened in Charlotte in 1910, provided residents many entertainment opportunities. The Lakewood Pavilion hosted musical performances and dance contests, and the Lakewood Casino featured plays by the Bijou Stock Company among its offerings. Heavy rains and a tornado destroyed the park in 1936.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 77 Issue 6, Nov 2009, p38-40, 42, il Periodical Website
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12042
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Between 1880 and 1930, Asheville, located in the mountains in Buncombe County, became a destination place for wellness. Physicians sent many patients with tuberculosis there during the fifty-year period, hoping to cure or improve their disease.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 77 Issue 10, Mar 2010, p36-38, 40, il Periodical Website
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22664
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This article profiles some of Charlotte's historic buildings and what they are still in use for.
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16199
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Spanish Captain Juan Pardo was responsible for constructing Fort San Juan in 1567. The fort was located near the native town of Joara near present day Morganton, Burke County. It was the first European settlement in the state but probably only stood for a year, though the record is unclear.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 47 Issue 1, Fall 2007, p12-14, il
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18871
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The Upper Catawba Archaeological Project, lasting from June to October, presented successful excavations of two large late-prehistoric Indian villages in Burke and McDowell counties.
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North Carolina Preservation (NoCar Oversize E 151 N6x), Vol. Issue 66, Dec/Jan/Feb 1986, p18, f