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William Hilton explored the Cape Fear River area in August 1662. His discoveries of a fertile land encouraged additional New England settlers to arrive in late 1663. Permanent settlement would not be established until 1666, when the site of Charles Town reached 800 individuals.
Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 9 Issue 1-3, Mar 1971, p11-12, il