New PDF release: Camden County (Images of America)

By A. Burgess Jennings

ISBN-10: 1467122092

ISBN-13: 9781467122092

ISBN-10: 1531673481

ISBN-13: 9781531673482

Camden County extends southward from the Virginia line as a peninsula among the North and Pasquotank Rivers into the Albemarle Sound. Named for innovative sympathizer Sir Charles Pratt, the 1st Earl of Camden, the county used to be shaped on might nine, 1777. development of the 22-mile Dismal Swamp Canal started in 1793. The conflict of South turbines used to be fought on April 19, 1862, in an unsuccessful try out via the Union to wreck the lock at South generators. Camden County has persevered as a rural neighborhood with farming, fishing, and logging as its electorate� fundamental occupations. through the years, horses, mules, and oxen were changed with tractors and combines. the good Dismal Swamp nationwide natural world safe haven was once created in 1973, and the Dismal Swamp Canal, which has survived because the oldest man made waterway within the usa, maintains to serve boaters at the Intracoastal Waterway at the present time. Camden County showcases the wealthy agricultural history of this North Carolina coastal county.

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