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Galaxies as seen from Hillsborough, NC - A Picture Book By Stewart Dunaway
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This book (color) is a collection of images taken with a Canon DSLR (5D and 20D) and my 4", 10" and 14" telescopes here in Hillsborough, N.C. As a beginner in astronomy, I use my... More > camera to see more clearly, what the eye just does not see in the telescope, especially - gallaxies. My pictures are NOT Hubble pictures, but a very nice collection of the different types of galaxies that reside in the vast unknown. I have a brief discussion on how to take pictures, but I have another book dedicated to this topic for BEGINNERS. *UPDATED* to include some difficult and distant galaxy clusters, mainly Abell groups. it is amazing what we can image with amateur telescopes in your yard! *< Less
Summers Mill - A Historical Overview - Guilford County, NC By Stewart Dunaway
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Summers Mill was formerly known as Weitzel's Mill. A Revolutionary War battle occured there in 1781. However, this book is not about the battle, but about the history of the mill site. After the war... More > Jacob Whitesell (Weitzel) sells the mill and surrounding land, finally residing with the Summers family. It remains with them for many years. Read about the history of the site, view the images of the remnants which remain today. Also view the old roads, maps and other historical information.< Less
Orange County, N.C. Ejectments - Vol. 1 - (1787-1814) By Stewart Dunaway
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Ejectment was a legal process to verify ownership of land via title. This legal process changed into a process where people could check if you had clear title, making the current resident –... More > prove ownership. If you could not, you were ejected. NEW INDEX - NEW computer plats for a number of ejectments.< Less
Orange County, N.C. - Suspended Land Grants (1782-1808) By Stewart Dunaway
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Suspended land grants are records dealing with conflicts over "vacant land". These records are for Orange County, NC. This book contains images of the original documents, including a... More > transcript so that names and locations can be indexed. These original records are in the State Archives (Raleigh) - but are not cataloged on an individual basis.< Less
Lincoln County, N.C. - Road Records - Vol. 2 (1823-1832) By Stewart Dunaway
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Lincoln County was formed in 1779, from Tryon County. Despite the age, the older records were not preserved. Lincoln will be reduced in size, when Cleveland County is formed from part of the western... More > side in 1841. The very next year, 1842, the northern part of the county was removed, forming Catawba County. Four years later, the southern part is removed when Gaston County was formed in 1846. Lincoln County is much smaller today than its original expanse. This will also impact researchers – as to when and where to research for a person in the county (as you might have to begin in Catawba and then back to Lincoln or vice versa). This is the next volume (Volume 2) in this county’s collection, which contains four boxes of records. The first box contains (1781-1822), Box 2(1823-1832), Box 3(1833-1839), Box 4(1840-1869).< Less
Guilford County, N.C. - State Land Grant, Granville Grant, and Deed Records By Stewart Dunaway
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This book contains computer generated plats from a combination of - State Land Grants, Granville Grants, and Deed Records. All of these records pertain to EASTERN Guilford County (today) OR - Western... More > OLD Orange County and Rowan County. In 1752 the county line was about 9-miles west of today's Guilford-Alamance County line. This book contains PLATS from Guilford County Deed Books 1-9 (with some more modern books 10-15). Then the grants are clustered together in order to provide a complete land grant map of OLD Orange County (western boundary). Some modern USGS maps are included in order to illustrate the grant's location today. IF YOU RESEARCH families in eastern Guilford County, this is a necessary book.< Less
Camden County, N.C. - Road Records (1860-1926) By Stewart Dunaway
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Camden was formed in 1777, from the northeast section of Pasquotank County. Despite the age, the older records were not preserved. In fact, only one folder of these records remain, filed in the... More > miscellaneous county record box. However, prior to the formation, the older records can be researched via Pasquotank, which has a very nice collection of road, bridge, mill, and ferry records.< Less
Lincoln County, N.C. - Road Records - Vol. 3 (1833-1869) By Stewart Dunaway
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Lincoln County was formed in 1779, from Tryon County. Despite the age, the older records were not preserved. Lincoln will be reduced in size, when Cleveland County is formed from part of the western... More > side in 1841. The very next year, 1842, the northern part of the county was removed, forming Catawba County. Four years later, the southern part is removed when Gaston County was formed in 1846. Lincoln County is much smaller today than its original expanse. This will also impact researchers – as to when and where to research for a person in the county (as you might have to begin in Catawba and then back to Lincoln or vice versa). This is the next and final volume (Volume 3) in this county’s collection, which contains four boxes of records. The first box contains (1781-1822), Box 2(1823-1832), Box 3(1833-1839), Box 4(1840-1869).This volume contains the content of the final two boxes.< Less
Pitt County, N.C. - Road, Bridge, and Mill Records (1858-1899) By Stewart Dunaway
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Pitt County was formed in 1760, from Beaufort. However, none of the colonial records (road, bridge, mill) were preserved. However, some records were save. The road records were contained in two... More > folders (1858-1899) and the bridge records (1866) in one. The mill records were also contained in one folder (1861, 66, 67) yet this is a nice moderate collection of mill issues. Together, this collection is a nice overall review of the issues counties faced in the mid-19th century. Every document was photographed, and the key information transcribed for indexing (names are Last, First) and cataloging (table of contents).< Less
Beaufort County, N.C. - Road Records (1840-1931) By Stewart Dunaway
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Beaufort County was formed in 1705 from Bath County (Bath formed in 1696). Beaufort was reduced in size by the formation of Pitt County in 1760. Finally, Pamlico County was formed in 1872 from parts... More > of Beaufort and Craven Counties. Beaufort is a very old east-coast county. However, none of the old records were preserved by the county court. In addition, the reader needs to be aware that in the county card catalog (N.C. State Archives) does not have any road, bridge, mill, ferry, or ordinary records listed. Yet, in the very back – under the CRX tab – is one entire box of road records, and a second miscellaneous box containing two folders of bridge records. NOTE: the bridge records are contained in a separate book (due to the size of the road collection).< Less