Carteret County, North Carolina: History & Folklore

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The contagious spirits of Grayden and Mary Paul endure in this reprinting of a beloved Tar Heel classic. For decades, the Pauls educated and entertained locals and tourists alike with their engrossing storytelling and unforgettable songs, which can now be enjoyed as their lasting legacy. From the history of the first inhabitants of the region to tales about whaling, pirates, shipwrecks and rum-running, the lore of Carteret County is both a captivating read and an apt reminder of how important it is to preserve and promote the history of a community for generations to come.
ISBN: 9781596294783
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: North Carolina
Images: 20
Pages: 112
Dimensions: 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h)
Grayden Paul was born in Davis, NC and raised in Beaufort. Mary was a native of Bradenton, FL, when the two met while she was visiting her sister in Beaufort. Grayden served as mayor of Beaufort and was the head of Civil Defense for the county during World War II. He was also one of the founders of the Beaufort Historical Association. Their son, Grayden Jr., is a staff member at the Beaufort Historic Site and enlisted the help of the Beaufort Historical Association to gather the materials for this republication.
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