Although the Scuppernong River had not been studied much in the past, there had been some work undertaken by underwater archaeologists. Indeed, it was the material held at the North Carolina Underwater Archaeology Branch (NCUAB) coupled with the wealth of information in the maps and charts stretching back to the 1590s that served to convince us of not only the potential of the area, but also of the opportunities that awaited us in Tyrrell County. This gave us another opportunity – to integrate an historical research component which would inform and enhance our search for the maritime cultural resources of the area. It also gave us the opportunity to leave a tangible record of our efforts to the people of Tyrrell County – whose forebears were not only our subjects, but who themselves became our project partners. With this in mind, we set out from the beginning to leave at least a report of our activities – something that could augment or perhaps reexamine the work... More > previously conducted in Tyrrell County.< Less
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