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Cape Fear River
by Mazzocchi, Jay. Cape Fear River is formed in central North Carolina at the Chatham-Lee County line by the convergence of the Deep and Haw Rivers, flowing southeast and touching parts of Harnett, Cumberland, Bladen, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Catawba River
by Bayley, Elizabeth. Catawba River rises in the Blue Ridge Mountains of McDowell County, approximately 20 miles east of Asheville, flowing east-northeast above Hickory until turning southward into the massive Lake Norman [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
French Broad River
by Bayley, Elizabeth. French Broad River is formed by the junction of North Fork and West Fork in southern Transylvania County near the town of Rosman. It flows northeast into Henderson County, where it turns northwest [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Improvements in Transportation: Post-American Revolution to the Civil War
by Larson, John Lauritz. Improvements in Transportation: Post-American Revolution to the Civil War "East against West: The Fight over Internal Improvements" by John Lauritz Larson Reprinted with permission from [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
McNeill, John Charles
by Walser, Richard. John Charles McNeill, poet, journalist, and lawyer, was born at Ellerslie, his father's farm near Wagram in Richmond (later Scotland) County. His two grandfathers had emigrated from Argyllshire, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Neuse River
by Bayley, Elizabeth. Neuse River is formed in western Durham County by the junction of the Eno and Flat Rivers. It flows southeast along the Durham County–Granville County and Durham County–Wake County lines, eventually [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
New River
by Mazzocchi, Jay. New River in western North Carolina is formed by the convergence of two smaller rivers, the North Fork New River (43 miles long) and the South Fork New River (72 miles long), which flow out of the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
River Navigation
by Watson, Alan D., Norris, David A. River Navigation by Alan D. Watson and David A. Norris, 2006 See also: Blossom's Ferry; Cape Fear and Deep River Steam Navigation Company; Ferries; Steamboats; Albemarle Steam Navigation [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Rivers
by Hairr, John. North Carolina Rivers NCpedia entries on specific rivers: Cape Fear River Catawba River French Broad River Neuse River New River Roanoke River Yadkin Pee-Dee River An alphabetical list of [...] (from NCpedia.)
Roanoke River
by Bayley, Elizabeth. Roanoke River is formed in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Montgomery County, Va., north of the city of Roanoke, by the junction of North Fork and South Fork; it then flows southeast into Warren County, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Sellers, Isaiah
by Miller, Randall M. Isaiah Sellers, Mississippi River pilot, was born in Iredell County but for unknown reasons departed for the West as a young man. Sometime during the early 1820s he reached the Mississippi River, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Shallow Ford
by Hill, Michael. Shallow Ford by Michael Hill, 2006 Shallow Ford, a rock-bottomed crossing point on the Yadkin River, was the site of several important events in North Carolina history. The ford was used by [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Yadkin-Pee Dee River
by Bayley, Elizabeth. Yadkin–Pee Dee River rises as the Yadkin River in Watauga County near the town of Blowing Rock and flows southeast through Caldwell County; it turns northeast and flows through Wilkes County and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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