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Excavations near Hamps's Landing on the Lower Cape Fear River in New Hanover County have revealed a previously undefined type of ceramics. The limestone-tempered, fabric-pressed sherds have, until now, been unidentified in coastal North Carolina.
The Agnes Fry shipwreck was recently found near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. The Agnes Fry had a long career as a Confederate blockade runner during the American Civil War. Billy Ray Morris, director of the Underwater Archaeology Branch of North Carolina, has been able to identify it.