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Edith Gaskill Scrapbooks


This collection traces the history of the construction of Wanchese Seafood Industrial Park and improvements to Wanchese Harbor in Wanchese, North Carolina a fishing village on the south end of Roanoke Island. A component of the project was the stabilization of Oregon Inlet (the closest point of access to the ocean for local fishing boats) by the construction of jetties. Although they lobbied for 30 years, the jetties were never built. This collection consists of newspaper clippings releated to Oregon Inlet and the Wanchese Harbor Project.

Title

Edith Gaskill Scrapbooks

Collection Number

PC.5096

Date(s)

1965-2003

Abstract

This collection traces the history of the construction of Wanchese Seafood Industrial Park and improvements to Wanchese Harbor in Wanchese, North Carolina a fishing village on the south end of Roanoke Island. A component of the project was the stabilization of Oregon Inlet (the closest point of access to the ocean for local fishing boats) by the construction of jetties. Although they lobbied for 30 years, the jetties were never built. This collection consists of newspaper clippings releated to Oregon Inlet and the Wanchese Harbor Project.

Physical Location

OBHC:4A3

Creator

Edith Gaskill

Creator

Edith Gaskill

Repository

Outer Banks History Center


Gift


This collection is arranged chronologically.


Gaskill, Edith


An Historical Overview of Oregon Inlet


Forty Winters Waiting:The Fight for Oregon Inlet


Deposition of Dare County Board of Commissioners : Public Hearing -- March 12, 1965 : Manteo (Shallowbag Bay) and Channel to Oregon Inlet and Channel to Wanchese, North Carolina


The Economic Impact of Oregon Inlet on the Pamlico Sound Region


Report Number Two (7 August 1980) on the Potential Effects of the Proposed Oregon Inlet Jetties on Shore Processes Along the Outer Banks of North Carolina


Seafood Industrial Park


Wanchese Seafood Industrial Park : The Only Federal, State and County-Financed Project Devoted Entirely to the Seafood Processing and Fishing Industries


Dedication Ceremony : Opening of Wanchese Seafood Industrial Park : Monday, March 23, 1981


  • Wanchese Seafood Industrial Park (Wanchese, N.C.)
  • Dare County Oregon Inlet Waterways Commission
  • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
  • Dredging
  • Jetties
  • Oregon Inlet (N.C.)
  • Wanchese (N.C.)