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8 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 22 Issue 3, Aug 1974
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16376
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A hundred years ago Dr. W. G. Poole of Elizabeth City was called to treat an aged women while vacationing on the Outer Banks at Nags Head. As payment, he was given a portrait of a young lady, later identified as the only daughter of Aaron Burr--Theodosia Burr. Her disappearance along the coast of North Carolina remains a cloaked mystery although the portrait served to make her legendary on the Outer Banks.
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16377
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Topsail Island has long been considered Blackbeard's favorite base on the North Carolina coast. Fishermen around Hampstead will tell you that this pirate city at the \"White Hills\" numbered over 2,000 villains, and that Blackbeard actually gave the island its name.
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35668
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According to his family, an ancestor of the author had a run-in with the infamous pirate Blackbeard. Apparently the two men showed off their skills with swordplay, and parted ways amicably.
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35671
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A collection of riddles taken from several college students around North Carolina. Usually a sense of competition surrounds the riddle tellers, mirroring American society.
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35669
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Before her death, a woman wrote down various folk remedies for her children; it included cures for snake and spider bites, salves, mouthwash, and itchiness.
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35670
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A collection of stories from teenage boys about ghosts, haunted houses, murder, and more.
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35672
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Known as a practical and trustworthy man, Swint Fuller was an expert on animal ailments.
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35667
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A collection of short stories about ghosts, death, the devil, and animals.