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No one knows how Lake Mattamuskeet in Hyde County originated. The waters are quite shallow, being five feet at their deepest point. A number of individuals and groups are associated with the lake's history and include Algonquian Indians, English explorer John Lawson, visionary agribusinessmen, and the U.S. Department of the Interior.
A visit with Newman and Geneva Levi of Green River revealed much about the lifeways of small towns and their people. As evident by this couple, life was still often defined by wood burning stoves and canned vegetables. It was also marked by talks after the time of day still known as daydown, talk including tales of outsiders who didn’t find their visits so pleasant.
The Andy in question was Andy Griffith, renowned chiefly for playing the title character in The Andy Griffith Show. The interview with Griffith yielded insights about his past work in theatre, as well as his present television productions. It also yielded the obligation that Griffith felt toward his hometown and state in helping to make him into the success he was as an actor.