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George Carteret went to sea early and was appointed bailiff of the Island of Jersey and later Lieutenant-Governor. From Jersey he conducted a vigorous war against ships supplying the forces of Parliament and was declared a pirate. He later married Lady Grace Granville, of the family of Sir Richard Granville, who many times visited Roanoke Island and the coast of the Carolinas. Sir George inherited his grandfather's share in Carolina and left it to his son John, who as allotted a large body of land which has come to be known as Granville's Grant. North Carolina's Carteret County, formed in 1722, was named in honor of Sir John.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 13, Aug 1953, p6, por
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The stretch of ocean that extends from Topsail Inlet, North Carolina to Georgetown, South Carolina, is an unmarked grave for a squadron of ships that sailed and fought for the Confederacy. A treasure ship lies off Wrightsville Beach with Robert E. Lee's undelivered gift.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 13, Aug 1953, p3-4, 14, il
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Apples are a big business in Henderson County, and for at least five days out of every year they are also the prime inspiration and featured attraction for North Carolina's fastest growing fall festival.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 13, Aug 1953, p5, 14, f
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Wiley recounts several missed bits of North Carolina's long history such as the journeys of German Bishop August Gottlieb Spangenberg through North Carolina, a duel that never happened, and a Revolutionary baker.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 13, Aug 1953, p12-13, il
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