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for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 7 Issue 6, Oct 1949
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Although John Paul Jones was not a native North Carolinian, he enjoyed the friendship of a number of prominent individuals in the state. Willie Jones of Halifax provided a home for him when he was down and out, and he secured his first commission in the first United States Navy through the influence of Joseph Hewes of Edenton.
Sharpe discusses the reactivation of the historic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. The distinctive black-and-white striped tower was built in 1870, and as the sea encroached over the years, a metal tower to replace it was built in Trent Woods in the 1930s.