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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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12778
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Established in the early 1870s to provide home sites for personnel of an English stock company that organized the Jamesville and Washington Railroad and Lumber Company, Dymond City, North Carolina existed as a veritable city in the woods. Originally called Waring, in honor of Richard Waring, one-time president of the J & W Company, Dymond City was once populated by over one hundred residents.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 30 Issue 20, Mar 1963, p13, 39, il
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12777
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Lasting four years and costing some $64,000, the United States Geological Survey just completed a thorough investigation of the water resources in Martin County. Seven major aquifers were located during the survey and new wells have already been drilled.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 30 Issue 20, Mar 1963, p12
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12776
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Shad, rock, and the occasional sturgeon may be the prized fish of the Roanoke, but herring is the, \"king fish,\" of Jamesville. Caught in seine nets stretched along the width of the river, herring catches, often exceeding 5,000 pounds or over 20,000 fish, are dragged upstream to the fishery, the only one of its kind on the eastern seaboard.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 30 Issue 20, Mar 1963, p9-11, il
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12780
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Rainbow Fort, located on the Roanoke River, was built to protect Confederate gunboat projects occurring upstream at Edward's Ferry. Attacked by Union troops in November 1862, Rainbow Fort exists today as an unstudied ditch encompassing a battery.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 30 Issue 20, Mar 1963, p23, il
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12779
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Covering Robersonville, Jamesville, Hamilton, Oak City, Hassel, Parmele, Everetts, Bear Grass, and Darden, this article provides brief blurbs on the towns in Martin County. Additional facts containing population figures, acreage, commercial information, and other pertinent details are included.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 30 Issue 20, Mar 1963, p15-18, il
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