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Portsmouth the Way It Was: Island History, Volume III

By: Ellen F. Cloud

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1996)

Seller ID: C3830

ISBN: 0788438301

Condition: 194 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1996), 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, 194 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Portsmouth, The Way It Was follows Ocracoke Lighthouse and Old Salt in the Island History series. A small, now uninhabited island southwest of Ocracoke Island, Portsmouth was once a thriving seaport serving the North Carolina coast. An account of the early history of the island offers information never before documented. Records of the effects of storms, wars, occupation of Federal forces during the Civil War, and claims to the government for losses during this war, are a few such records. War activities from the Spanish Invasion through the Civil War are documented. In 1820, America's first m... View more info