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Herring Week, Day 11-- Fried Fish, Greens & Cornbread

Greenfield fishery, 1905. Welcome back to my Herring Week! In today’s post, we’re looking at the building that was called “the Office,” shown in the middle of this photograph. 666 more words


Herring Week, Day 8-- Singing on a Moonlit Night

Welcome back to Herring Week! This is part 8 of my special series on the history of the great herring and shad fisheries on the Albemarle Sound, once one of the largest fisheries in North America. 1,247 more words


Finding Edna Ferber's Showboat

I don’t know how the great American novelist, short story writer and playwright Edna Ferber heard about the little river town of Winton, N.C.

But I know she did. 3,178 more words

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