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Backcountry
by Butler, Lindley S. Backcountry was the term used during the early settlement and colonial periods for the vast interior of North Carolina, located away from the coastline and including both the modern-day Piedmont and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Boundaries, State
by Norris, David A. Boundaries, State by David A. Norris, 2006 See also: Carolinas, Separation of; History of the Dividing Line; Tennessee, Formation of; Walton [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bute County
by Hill, Michael. Bute County was a Piedmont North Carolina county between 1764 and 1779. It was named for the Earl of Bute, the prime minister of Great Britain during the reign of King George III. In 1779 Bute County [...] (from Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History.)
Cape Fear
by Jackson, Claude V. Cape Fear in modern-day Brunswick County projects into the Atlantic Ocean at the southeastern tip of Smith Island, near the mouth of the Cape Fear River and adjacent to the area known as Bald Head. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
by Angley, Wilson, Stick, David. Cape Hatteras National Seashore by Wilson Angley, 2006 Additional research provided by David Stick. See also: Lighthouses; Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (from UNC-CH); Lighthouses Map; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cape Lookout National Seashore
by Stick, David, Blair, Dan. Cape Lookout National Seashore encompasses 28,000 acres of land and water and extends for 55 miles along the North Carolina coast from Ocracoke Inlet to Beaufort Inlet. Included within its boundaries [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carolana
by Butler, Lindley S. Carolana, "land of Charles," referred to the area south of Virginia granted on 30 Oct. 1629 by King Charles I to his attorney general, Sir Robert Heath. The grant was part of the Crown policy to [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carolina
by Butler, Lindley S. Carolina was a Proprietary colony established by England's King Charles II through the charter of 24 Mar. 1663 that granted eight Lords Proprietors all of the land on the North American continent [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carolina Bays
by Powell, William S. Carolina Bays are oval depressions in the earth's surface concentrated on either side of the North Carolina-South Carolina boundary. They are most numerous in Bladen County, although some are found [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carolinas, Separation of
by Cain, Robert J. Carolinas, Separation of by Robert J. Cain, 2006 The province of Carolina given by England's King Charles II to the Lords Proprietors in 1663 and 1665 constituted a single grant. In 1664 [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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