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for The State Vol. 8 Issue 3, June 1940
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Nestled by the beautiful Chowan River in Hertford County is the quaint and historic old town of Winton, incorporated in 1766. Governor Lane, chief of Sir Walter Raleigh's first attempt at English colonization in America, explored and traveled the town. During the Revolutionary War, Winton was the assembly point for soldiers and supplies.
Bennett was a soldier, congressman, lawyer, and superior court judge. He was Colonel of the Fourteenth North Carolina Regiment and was wounded at Gettysburg.