Southeast Report

By admin ~ August 1st, 2013. Filed under: Southeast Report.



North Carolina’s first Colonial capital, Edenton— located on Albemarle Sound near the Chowan River—was founded on November 6, 1712 and continues its 300th anniversary celebrations with a wide variety of events. Once the second largest port in the state, Edenton played a significant role in helping slaves escape through the Maritime Underground Railroad. 

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