TITLE

John Lawson's Bath: A Subterranean Perspective

AUTHOR(S)
EWEN, CHARLES R.
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
North Carolina Historical Review;Jul2011, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p265
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the history of the town of Bath, North Carolina in the colonial era and examines archaeological explorations of the area. It comments on the town's founder, naturalist and explorer John Lawson. The author reflects on several other individuals who lived in Bath, including town commissioner John Lillington, merchant Michael Coutanche, and pirate Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard. Various artifacts and historic sites in Bath, including St. Thomas Episcopal Church, are discussed.
ACCESSION #
65051899

 

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