Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 58 Issue 10, March 1991
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Charles Harry Whedbee (1875-1945) was Greenville’s chief district court judge who dedicated much of his time to preserving Outer Banks folklore. This article presents his life history and accomplishments, one of which was drinking from Blackbeard’s skull.
This article discusses the history of John Murrell, a man from Onslow County who some described as a ‘horse thief gone murderer.’ The author describes how he tracked down and revealed more of the ‘bad man of the West’s’ history.
The author presents the various historical lighthouses found in North Carolina, providing a brief account of each lighthouse’s history and significance.
Shad fishing once boomed along the Albemarle Sound, but only a few locals remember that time or what the boats looked like. This article recounts the significance of this industry in Albemarle County and how it has changed over time.
Bald Head Island is home to a fascinating and significant history for the state of North Carolina. Now, it is a pristine paradise that brings tourists from all over the U.S., offering golfing, sightseeing, and ocean activities.