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Dec 28, 2013 - Pocosin Lakes

I had to use up some PTO from work, so for the last weekend of the year, Sandy and I headed out to the Outer Banks for some hiking and wildlife photography. We left before 6 Saturday morning and made our way east along US-64 towards our first destination – Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. The sun was coming up as we reached Plymouth and took NC-45 towards the entrance to the Pungo Lake unit of the refuge. From the turn off NC-45, we took Refuge Road to the maintenance compound and turned left on Van Staaldulnen Road. At the end we...

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Oct 19, 2009 - Somerset Place, Creswell NC

We drove over to Creswell today to see Somerset Place. Brian and I were the only two people on the tour and our guide Dan, was an retired school teacher was fantastc. He knew so much about the area and Somerset he made it very interesting. Originally, this was a typical plantation which included more than 100,000 densely wooded, mainly swampy acres bordering the five-by-eight mile Lake Phelps, in present-day Washington County. During its 80 years as an active plantation (1785-1865), hundreds of acres were converted into high yielding...

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Apr 7, 2008 - Kitty Hawk - The Wright Bros. Century Monument

Hi Everyone, Sorry for not getting anything written, we have been so busy. Kitty Hawk was alot of fun, cold, but fun. The ranger gave us a 45 minute talk on the Wright Brothers and how they came to build the first under power airplane. It was very fascinating. For two guys that technically did not finish high school, they were certainly brilliant and determined. We climbed to the top of Kill Devil Hill where they would take practice flights in their glider kite. This is where the moument to them was built. We also went to Roanoke to visit...

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