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THE INLAND WATERWAY
Ezra Bowen
November 28, 1955
[MARINA]MARINA[DANGER AREA]DANGER AREA[RESTAURANT]RESTAURANT[HOTEL]HOTEL
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November 28, 1955

The Inland Waterway

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[MARINA]MARINA
[DANGER AREA]DANGER AREA
[RESTAURANT]RESTAURANT
[HOTEL]HOTEL

A traveler's guide to the various yacht basins, sports, sight-seeing, restuarants, hotels and minor hazards encountered along the 946.1 consecutive miles of sheltered waters between Norfolk, Va. and Miami, Fla.

FROM NORFOLK
WILLIAMSBURG, VA., 20 MILES BY FERRY AND ROAD FROM NORFOLK YACHT CLUB, WAS CAPITAL OF THE COLONY. CAPITOL BUILDING (RIGHT) IS PART OF IMPRESSIVE RESTORATION PROJECT IN WHICH COLONIAL TOWN WAS RECONSTRUCTED BY ROCKEFELLERS AND OPENED TO VISITORS

FROM NORFOLK, ELIZABETH CITY
WATERWAY PASSES WITHIN 15 MILES OF KITTY HAWK ON CAROLINA BANKS WHERE THE WRIGHT BROTHERS MADE THEIR FIRST FLIGHT IN 1903

FROM NORFOLK OR ELIZABETH CITY
DEER AND BEAR HUNTING IN THE GREAT DISMAL SWAMP ON THE VIRGINA-CAROLINA BORDER IS AMONG FINEST IN COUNTRY. BEST SHOOTING GROUND IS OWEND BY PRIVATE GUN CLUBS, BUT GUEST HUNTERS ARE OFTEN WELCOMED

FROM NORFOLK, ELIZABETH CITY
CAPE HATTERAS LIGHT, WITH DISTINCTIVE BARBERPOLE MARKINGS, IS ONE OF THE TALLEST BRICK STRUCTURS IN WORLD, MARKS DANGEROUS DIAMOND SHOAL-CALLED GRAVEYARD OF ATLANTIC BY MARINERS

FROM BELHAVEN
CANADA GOOSE SHOOTING ON MATAMUSKEET LAKE NEAR RIVER FOREST MANOR IS THE BEST IN THE YEARS. ALSO GOOD GOOSE SHOOTING IN CURRITUCK AND PAMLICO SOUNDS

FROM MORELAND CITY
TRYON PALACE, BUILD DURING 1760'S FOR ROYAL GOVERNOR, IS 37 MILES FROM YATCH BASIN, DESTROYED BY FIRE 157 YEARS AGO PALACE IS NOW BEING RESTROED BY STATE

FROM MOREHEAD, WRIGHTSVILLE
YACHTSMEN WHO LAY OVER FOR A DAY CAN SURF FISH FOR STRIPER OFF BEACHES OR HIRE GUIDES TO TAKE THEM TO OUTER BANKS

FROM WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH
CAPE FEAR COUNTRY CLUB, 7 MILES BY ROAD FROM BOAT BASIN, OFFERS YACHTSMEN GOLF OVER SAME CHAMPIONSHIP COURSE ON WHICH PGA HOLDS ANNUAL AZALEA OPEN

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