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38265
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For nearly three decades, 1812 on the Perquimans Bed and Breakfast Inn’s owner has been passing down the importance of manners to children attending her summer program, along with passing down the history of the Perquimans and surrounding area. House Party for Etiquette for Young Ladies and Gentlemen offers instruction on etiquette and proper dress of formal attire along with conventional camp activities like canoeing. The house, in Nancy Dawson Rascoe’s family for two centuries and restored by N.C. Division of Archives and History’s standards, became the site of a film, Ms. Nancy Minds their Manners.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 3, Aug 2012, p120-122, 124 Periodical Website
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30903
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The Perquimans River meanders through northeastern North Carolina into Albermarle Sound. Perquimans, meaning “Land of Beautiful Women,” was named by the area’s earliest inhabitants, the Yeopim Indians, a branch of the Algonquins. The river has a rich history, offers diverse wildlife and recreation experiences, and much of the Perquimans is still largely undiscovered.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 40 Issue 4, Apr 2008, p41, il, por
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35521
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Jimmy Hunter proved home’s importance extends beyond a dwelling. At home was defined by excelling in many sports, inside and outside of an arena: fishing, hunting, baseball, and football. He was down home still, remaining humble and down to earth despite his minor celebrity status.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1973, p12-13, 30-32
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12586
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Comprised of land purchased by George Durant from Chief Kilcocanean of the Yeopim Native American Tribe in 1661, Perquimans County is comprised of two peninsulas that extend into Albemarle Sound. Containing three rivers, the Perquimans, Yeopim, and the Little, Perquimans County, encompassing some 167,040 acres, reportedly means, \"Land of beautiful women.\" A region exposed to a myriad of conflicts, religion, and history, the residents of Perquimans created their livelihoods based on the processing and exportation of corn, wheat, oats, cotton, wool, and fish.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 30 Issue 7, Sept 1962, p12-14, 20-22, il, map
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24728
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The author provides a tour of Perquimans County, North Carolina and highlights points of interest in the various towns that make up the county.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 16 Issue 52, May 1949, p6-7, 20, il
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38335
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The author gives an account of a rough journey from Perquimans County to Bath, NC in 1754.