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12775
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Deemed a region of, \"quick growing trees,\" for the lucrative lumber business throughout the region, Martin County was additionally known as a rich agricultural area, proficient in cotton, tobacco, and peanut production. Although settled as early as 1700, Martin County, named for Governor Josiah Martin, was officially established as a county in 1774.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 30 Issue 20, Mar 1963, p6-8, 16-24, il, map
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35686
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Hain’ts, not horror films, was thrilling entertainment in Coastal counties such as Sampson and during the author’s youth. As she proved in her illuminations of things that go bump in the dark, though, ghosts chasing and the stories they inspire are really timeless and universal pastimes.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 5, Sept/Oct 1978, p24-25