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3683
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Far from being isolated in the northeastern part of the state, Pasquotank County and county seat Elizabeth City blend old and new through promoting historic preservation, supporting arts, culture and education; and beckoning to tourists and retirees.
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5851
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Elizabeth City, the county seat of Pasquotank County, is named not for royalty, but for Betsy Tooley, the wife of Adam Tooley, who sold the land the city was built on. Waller discusses the history of the city and things to see and do on a weekend there.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 12, May 2003, p162-164, 166, 168, il Periodical Website
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6744
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Elizabeth City, the county seat of Pasquotank County, is featured in NORTH CAROLINA magazine's “community profile.” The city is the economic anchor of the state's northeast, and has been listed three times in Norm Crampton's The 100 Best Small Towns in America. Money Magazine also rates it one of the best places to live on the coast. The U.S. Coast Guard Base there is the nation's largest and the region's largest employer with 1,600 workers. Tourism is a big contributor to the local economy. Among things tourists find to do are visits to the six historic districts and the Museum of the Albemarle.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 62 Issue 7, July 2004, p19-24, 27-31, 33-35, il
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11892
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Elizabeth City, the county seat of Pasquotank County, has the largest collection of Antebellum homes and buildings in North Carolina. Our State magazine features the city in its Tar Heel Town of the Month section.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 77 Issue 9, Feb 2010, p26-28, 30-32, il Periodical Website
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15644
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deLue is the travel editor of the Boston Globe. Recently he made a trip down the North Carolina coast and wrote a series of articles on what he saw for his newspaper. In this article he describes Elizabeth City and the 1790 Grice-Fearing House.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 4, July 1955, p12-13, il
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17107
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Pasquotank County and Elizabeth City, its county seat, are featured in The State's series on North Carolina cities and counties. Among the topics are agriculture, industry, commerce, and schools.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 6 Issue 9, July 1938, p23-28, il, por
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31695
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As the unofficial ambassador of Elizabeth City, Fred Fearing has spent the last 13 years greeting visitors that arrive in town by boat. Fearing is the founder of the Rose Buddies, a welcome wagon group that is now so well known throughout the boating community that they have made Elizabeth City a popular stop for people traveling up or down the Intracoastal Waterway.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 1, Jun 1996, p22-25, il, por Periodical Website
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32397
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The author “Old Timer” gives a brief description of 1898 Pasquotank County, including its leading industries and demographics of its citizens. While steamer ran from the county seat of Elizabeth City to all points along the Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds and the canals, the railroad did not extend past Edenton.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 48, May 1948, p
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38301
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Visitations to sound towns like Belhaven, Harkers Island, and Elizabeth City help Nickens illustrate the endurance of the region’s people and why Eastern North Carolina endures in capturing his fancy.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 4, Sept 2011, p142-144, 146-148, 150, 152, 154 Periodical Website