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Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Philip Gerard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602073
eISBN:
9781469608136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469608129_Gerard
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book invites readers onto the fabled waters of the Cape Fear River and guides them on the 200-mile voyage from the confluence of the Deep and Haw Rivers at Mermaid Point all the way to the Cape ... More


“It was like breathing dirt.”

Jessica DuLong

in Saved at the Seawall: Stories from the September 11 Boat Lift

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501759123
eISBN:
9781501759130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759123.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how, in the instant the South Tower collapsed, the scale of the disaster had magnified, transforming the evacuation-in-progress into a full-blown rescue effort. The cloud ... More


Eternal Be Their Memory!

Stavros K. Frangos

in The Florida Folklife Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031403
eISBN:
9781617031427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031403.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

The Cycadia Cemetery in Tarpon Springs, Florida, is known for its unusual gravesites. Founded in 1886, it was deeded to Tarpon Springs in 1946 and remains under the city’s administration until today. ... More


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