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11943
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The history and folklore of concerning Hatteras banks has been recounted in Ben Dixon MacNeill's The Hatterasman. Although not a native of North Carolina, MacNeill, a well-known newspaperman, spent his youth enjoying Hatteras. MacNeill's volume outlines the early settlement of Hatteras, through the World War II.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 26 Issue 4, July 1958, p18, por
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24619
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This article presents an eye-witness account of the famous wrecking event of the USS MONITOR (ship), one of the first iron-clad warships ever built, in the Diamond Shoals off Cape Hatteras. The account was originally in ‘Harper’s Weekly’ in 1863.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 31 Issue 4, July 1963, p9, 27, il
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32202
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Zane Gray is the general manager of Cape Hatteras Electric Membership Corporation, the only electric supplier for the entire island. Gray discusses how the electric business has evolved in response to changes in growth and development in Hatteras.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 2 Issue 1, Jan 1970, p20-21, il, por Periodical Website
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35957
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Remnants of a famous—and infamous—pirate’s legend were in a familial connection (one of Blackbeard’s wives, a native); his naming of Ocracoke; his death, when he reportedly sailed around the ship seven times after his beheading. Other remnants of the importance of ships were shipwrecks, such as the Carroll A. Derring. As for the origins for other town names, noted were Kill Devil Hills and Chicamacomico, both inspired by the original inhabitants.
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 2 Issue 1, Summer 1974, p34-38