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Peaceful Perquimans

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Comprised of land purchased by George Durant from Chief Kilcocanean of the Yeopim Native American Tribe in 1661, Perquimans County is comprised of two peninsulas that extend into Albemarle Sound. Containing three rivers, the Perquimans, Yeopim, and the Little, Perquimans County, encompassing some 167,040 acres, reportedly means, \"Land of beautiful women.\" A region exposed to a myriad of conflicts, religion, and history, the residents of Perquimans created their livelihoods based on the processing and exportation of corn, wheat, oats, cotton, wool, and fish.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 30 Issue 7, Sept 1962, p12-14, 20-22, il, map