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Albemarle Sound: Voyage Through Centuries: VIII

A War that Wasn’t Wanted and the Expedition Hurricane North Carolina did not want a fight. South Carolina must have been itching for one because she seceded in 1860, before President Lincoln took office. She commandeered federal forts in the … Continue reading

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Albemarle Sound: Voyage through the Centuries VII

Antebellum Albemarle America was riding its destiny. She had defeated the most powerful navy in the world, not once but twice. Cotton crops were thriving. Northern cotton mills were humming. Settlers were going west. Fish hauls came in as fast … Continue reading

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Albemarle Sound: Voyage Through the Centuries Part IV

Second Chances, the Albemarle Connection, a Revolt and Noxious Disease Less than a century after the first English families stepped ashore on Roanoke Island, ┬ásteady streams of pioneers were betting on hope. They were settling along the north shore of … Continue reading

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