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for Coastwatch Vol. 7 Issue 7, Aug 1980
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Areas of the North Carolina coast such as Harkers Island still boast the traditional ship building practices of generations past, with specific styles and designs as strong as the builders.
In the 1800s on the Shackleford Banks, the families of Diamond City moved to settle Harkers Island and develop and unique community and culture that included the eating of loons. Although that practice is illegal today, Harkers Island residents continue to uphold other cultural eccentricities such as specialized fishing and wild pony corrals.