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Cape Fear: River of Water, River of Time

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The Cape Fear River is a history-filled waterway, having seen early European explorers, including English, French, and Spanish ply its waters; bustling commerce, especially naval stores from 1720 to the Civil War; and warfare, including Spanish harassment during the 18th-century and the Union's blockade during the Civil War. Today it is a quiet stream, inviting travelers back through time.
Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , High Season 1999, p6-13, il