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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.)
Deep River State Trail
by . Deep River State Trail By North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation, 2015 http://ncparks.gov/ Established: 2007   This State Trail represents a multi-county project to [...] (from NC Division of Parks and Recreation, NC Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources.)
Eno River State Park
by Agan, Kelly. Eno River State Park By North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation, 2015; Kelly Agan, N.C. Government & Heritage Library, [...] (from NC Division of Parks and Recreation, NC Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources.)
Exploring North Carolina: North Carolina State Parks, Trails, Lakes, Rivers & Natural Areas
by Agan, Kelly. The North Carolina State Parks system was launched on March 3, 1915 when the General Assembly passed legislation appropriating funds to buy land for a park at Mount Mitchell. A year later, following [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
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.)
French Broad River State Trail
by Agan, Kelly. French Broad River State Trail Kelly Agan, N.C. Government & Heritage Library, 2015 Established: 1987 GPS Coordinates:      35.135785, -82.818458 (near Brevard and [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
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.)
Lumber River State Park
by Agan, Kelly. Lumber River State Park By North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation, 2015; contributions by Kelly Agan, N.C. Government & Heritage Library, [...] (from NC Division of Parks and Recreation, NC Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources.)
Mayo River State Park
by . Mayo River State Park By North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation, 2015 http://ncparks.gov/ Established: 2003 GPS Coordinates: 36.4388,-79.938171 Size: 2,187 [...] (from NC Division of Parks and Recreation, NC Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources.)
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.)
New River State Park
by . New River State Park North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation, 2015 http://ncparks.gov/ Established: 1975 GPS Coordinates: 36.46768,-81.34035 Size: 2,878 acres See [...] (from NC Division of Parks and Recreation, NC Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources.)
Perkins, Delia: The Waters Came Down
by Cecelski, David S. I met Mayor Delia Perkins at the town hall of Princeville, a historic little town next to the Tar River, 70 miles east of Raleigh. Founded by former slaves in 1865, Princeville was the first town in [...] (from Listening to History, News and Observer.)
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