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Fulfilling Washington's Prophecies About Swamp

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The American Land Company purchased 100,000 acres of the Great Dismal Swamp that encompasses North Carolina and Virginia. Charles L. Gleaves, the company president, planned to utilize the land along the Albemarle Sound as an area for vacation communities. Further reclamation projects on this land included a plan for roadway construction to encourage companies to move to the area.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 33 Issue 17, Feb 1966, p9, 20, il, map