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The Bite Is On: Get to the Outer Banks and Get Fishing
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The Bite Is On: Get to the Outer Banks and Get Fishing

My personal fish whisperer texted me last night. Just two words: It’s time. In my family, those words require no explanation — they mean that the bite is on. It’s time to get to the Outer Banks and get fishing. What’s biting? Dinner. Spectacular beaches and lighthouses aside, North Carolina’s barrier islands are renowned for great...

Maroon Communities: A Refuge in the Great Dismal Swamp
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Maroon Communities: A Refuge in the Great Dismal Swamp

Thirty miles west of the Atlantic Ocean lies a vast, other-worldly wetland. The Great Dismal Swamp once covered over a million acres between Edenton, NC and Norfolk, VA. Native American tribes (the Algonquian-speaking peoples) inhabited this land for many thousands of years —long before it became a refuge for freedom-seeking slaves.