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Archive for July, 2007

River Cane and Canebrakes

Monday, July 2nd, 2007

This might sound a bit off topic for North Carolina Genealogy, but sometimes we don’t realize how much the landscape has changed since our area here in Western North Carolina was colonized. At the time that the settlers came to this area there were LARGE areas of what were called canebrakes. Almost literally a forest [...]