New Hanover County, North Carolina, islands, marshes, Atlantic Ocean, sound, scouting, organizations, activities, camping,Intracoastal Waterway
James Locklear of Troop 326, from Pembroke, NC, strains as he unloads a tent at the Wrightsville Beach Coast Guard dock in preparation to board boats for a trip to Masonboro Island. An estimated 550 scouts will be on the island for the camporee.
New River (Onslow County, N.C.)--Maps; North Carolina--Maps
Map of New River from up beyond Cedar Point Creek to where it empties into the Atlantic Ocean. Including Hell Gate Creek , Wright’s Island, and Cedar Point Creek. Includes shoals, islands, survey stakes, dredging, “dumpage of 1887/88”, and jetties...
North Carolina--Maps; Albemarle Sound (N.C.)--Maps
Coastal survey map covering Albemarle Sound from Edenton to the Atlantic Ocean, and a portion of the Outer Banks from Currituck Sound down to Oregon Inlet. Includes rivers that empty into Albemarle Sound, some towns and cities as well as islands,...
Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Station One, Beach Car
The car line followed roughly what is now Lumina Avenue.
Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North Carolina Banks, a...
Cape Fear River (N.C.)--Maps; Atlantic Coast (N.C.)—Maps
Survey map showing the North Carolina coast from New River Inlet to the state border at Little River Inlet, focusing on the Cape Fear River from Eagle Island to Smith's Island. Map includes rivers, inlets, islands, stations, towns.
Map shows channel dredging progress along the Cape Fear River from 1885-1886. Four sections include Brunswick River Shoal, Logs and Big Island Shoal, Lilliput Shoal, Snow’s Marsh Channel. Includes jetties, islands, shorelines.
A crowd gathers to watch races in Banks Channel.
Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North Carolina Banks, a chain of...
Cape Fear River (N.C.)--Maps; Fear, Cape (N.C.)--Maps
Coastal survey map showing the area around the mouth of the Cape Fear River. Map includes islands, channels, shoals, inlets, bays, and rivers, as well as Smithville, Ft. Caswell, and Oak Island. Includes inset map of “Sketch of Frying Pan Shoals.”
Map shows water ways between Swansboro and Beaufort, New River and Swansboro, and Beaufort and and New River in three separate illustrations. Includes inlets, rivers, islands, creeks, shoals, proposed boat channels and dredged channels.
Fishermen display their catches at an ocean pier. From the fishermen's clothing, it appears to be in the late fall, when blue fish are usually abundant in the surf.
Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a...
Fear, Cape (N.C.)—Maps; Cape Fear River (N.C.)—Maps
Nautical map showing the Cape Fear River and the coastal areas near Wilmington out to Frying Pan Shoals. Includes Deep Inlet, Cabbage Inlet, New Inlet, Lockwood’s Folly Inlet, and Bacon’s Inlet. Map shows locations of towns, islands, creeks,...
Map of the coast of North Carolina from north of Kill Devil Hills down to Hatteras Inlet showing the route of the Burnside Expedition of 1862, showing anchorage points and including Union and Confederate areas along the Outer Banks. Includes...
Cape Fear River (N.C.)--Maps; Brunswick County (N.C.)--Maps; New Hanover County (N.C.)--Maps
Map showing the Cape Fear River and adjacent parts of New Hanover County and Brunswick County all the way out to Cape Fear. Includes forts, light houses, islands, inlets, towns and roads. Shows Smithville, Old Brunswick, and Wilmington.