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Click to enlargeBertie County:<br>A Brief History

Alan D. Watson

Formed in 1722, Bertie County is one of North Carolina's oldest counties. The county quickly became the point of entry for immigrants from Virginia and Europe. Since its formation Bertie County has played an important role in the development of eastern coastal North Carolina.

Chapter titles/topics include: "The People of Bertie"; "Wealth, Health, and Entertainment"; "Education"; "Religion"; "Transportation"; "Towns"; "The Bertie Economy"; and "Politics". A bibliographic essay is included and twenty-one black-and-white illustrations enhance the text.

Paperbound. Pp. vii, 91. Illus. Index. (2nd printing, 1998)


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