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By Louis Van Camp

Named by way of the English in honor of Lord Somerset, the Duke of Beaufort, Beaufort County enjoys its maximum traditional source within the picturesque Pamlico River and the varied creeks that drain into it. The waterways of the county have for a few 3 centuries served as a catalyst for fiscal chance in addition to a surroundings for leisure actions. a fascinating pictorial retrospective, Beaufort County, North Carolina will introduce readers to a number of generations of households who settled alongside the banks of the Pamlico and inland. classic images demonstrate those Beaufort County households proudly pictured of their houses, their faculties, their companies, and their locations of worship. family members tales, handed down as precious heirlooms through the years, shed mild upon a lifestyle that has nearly vanished in glossy the United States. Natives will remember the attractiveness of Beaufort County as an early-twentieth-century vacationer vacation spot, whilst the Duke college Blue Devils Band entertained visitors on the dance pavilion of the grand outdated Bay View resort. a variety of photos depict websites of the early American Indian villages that thrived earlier than the ecu cost of the zone, the particles and devastation left after the typhoon of 1913, the economic fishing fleets that plied the neighborhood waters to provide nourishment and financial achieve for neighborhood households, and the fairs, gala's, and parades loved by means of Beaufort County citizens of every age. The cities that make up the county and their particular features are explored and celebrated, whereas the position of every within the larger improvement of the county is encapsulated in a narrative advised via captivating old images and postcards.

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