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16058
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William Hilton explored the Cape Fear River area in August 1662. His discoveries of a fertile land encouraged additional New England settlers to arrive in late 1663. Permanent settlement would not be established until 1666, when the site of Charles Town reached 800 individuals.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 9 Issue 1-3, Mar 1971, p11-12, il
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16057
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Early exploration into the Piedmont was carried out between the mid-1600s and early 1700s by two young surveyors; John Lederer and John Lawson. Both, charged with surveying the state inland from the coast, encountered native populations and took extensive notes embellished with illustrations.
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