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|Abstract||The collection includes descriptions of events, places, families, legends, and plantations of the lower Cape Fear region of North Carolina from that area's first settlement by Europeans until about 1875. Among the families and plantations described are the Strudwick family at Stag Park, the Ashe family at The Neck and Green Hill, the Moseley family at Moseley Hall, the Moore family at The Vats, the Lane family at Springfield, the Williams family at Mount Gallant, the Swann family at The Oak, the Jones family at Spring Garden, and the John Henry King Burgwin at The Hermitage.|
|Creator||Hill, John Hampden, 1807-1893.|
|Curatorial Unit||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.|
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John Hampden Hill (d. 1883) wrote two very similar versions of a popular history of the families and plantations of the lower Cape Fear region in Pender, New Hanover, and Brunswick counties, N.C., from initial settlement through the Revolution.
Included are very general descriptions of events, places, legends, families, and plantations. Dates are rarely provided, and most the information is secondhand. Among the families and plantations mentioned are the Strudwick family of Stag Park Plantation, the Ashe family at the Neck Plantation and Green Hill Plantation, the Mosely family at Mosely Hall Plantation, the Moore family at the Vats Plantation, the Lane family at Springfield Plantation, the Williams family at Mount Gallant Plantation, the Swann family at the Oak Plantation, the Jones family at Spring Garden Plantation, and the John Henry King Burgwin family at the Hermitage Plantation.Back to Top
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This collection was rehoused under the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1992.Back to Top