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By Louis Van Camp

Named by means of the English in honor of Lord Somerset, the Duke of Beaufort, Beaufort County enjoys its maximum average source within the picturesque Pamlico River and the various creeks that drain into it. The waterways of the county have for a few 3 centuries served as a catalyst for financial chance in addition to a atmosphere for leisure actions. an interesting pictorial retrospective, Beaufort County, North Carolina will introduce readers to a number of generations of households who settled alongside the banks of the Pamlico and inland. classic images demonstrate those Beaufort County households proudly pictured of their houses, their colleges, their companies, and their locations of worship. relations tales, handed down as precious heirlooms through the years, shed mild upon a life-style that has virtually vanished in sleek the USA. Natives will keep in mind the attractiveness of Beaufort County as an early-twentieth-century vacationer vacation spot, whilst the Duke collage Blue Devils Band entertained site visitors on the dance pavilion of the grand previous Bay View resort. a number of photographs depict websites of the early American Indian villages that thrived earlier than the ecu payment of the sector, the particles and devastation left after the typhoon of 1913, the industrial fishing fleets that plied the neighborhood waters to supply nourishment and monetary achieve for neighborhood households, and the gala's, gala's, and parades loved by means of Beaufort County citizens of every age. The cities that make up the county and their certain characteristics are explored and celebrated, whereas the function of every within the larger improvement of the county is encapsulated in a narrative instructed via captivating historical images and postcards.

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