Elizabeth City

Elizabeth City,

city (1990 pop. 14,292), seat of Pasquotank co., NE N.C., a port of entry on the Pasquotank River (which, with the Dismal Swamp Canal, forms part of the Intracoastal WaterwayIntracoastal Waterway,
c.3,000 mi (4,827 km) long, partly natural, partly artificial, providing sheltered passage for commercial and leisure boats along the U.S. Atlantic coast from Boston, Mass. to Key West, S Fla., and along the Gulf of Mexico coast from Apalachee Bay, NW Fla.
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); settled mid-1600s, inc. 1793. It is the largest city in the Albemarle Sound area, a trade and shipping center for the region's diversified farm products. There are shipyards, lumberyards, crabmeat processing plants, and varied manufactures. The area was first visited (1584) and mapped by a scouting expedition from Roanoke Island. The first General Assembly of Carolina met there in 1665. In the Civil War, Elizabeth City was occupied (1862) by Union troops and burned. It is the seat of Elizabeth City State Univ. and the College of the Albemarle. A large U.S. Coast Guard air station is nearby, as is Kitty Hawk.
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Prior to joining William Peace University, Peele, a North Carolina native, taught Developmental Math at College of The Albemarle in Elizabeth City, NC, and served as a Graduate Assistant and Adjunct Professor at Elizabeth City State University.
TCOM said it has established its Persistent Surveillance Solutions Center of Excellence at the company's manufacturing and flight testing facility in Elizabeth City, NC.
Others participated from Virginia State University and Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina.
He is survived by his 5 children, Mark, Kevin, Paula, Michelle and Kelley all of Worcester; 4 brothers, Ronald, Richard "Butch" and Mark all of Worcester and Gerald of Meriden, CT; 2 sisters, Stella Ridick of Elizabeth City, NC and Denise Jacques of Worcester; 5 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren and many nephews and nieces.
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The Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble's 12-week, nine-state "Dancing for America Tour" plans stops at North Carolina A&T State University, Elizabeth City State University and Mississippi State University, among other venues.
com) is an assistant professor of History and Political Science at Elizabeth City State University in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
Military In The Persian Gulf, 1987-1988" by Harold Lee Wise (Adjunct History Professor at Elizabeth City State University in Elizabeth City, North Carolina) is a model of scholarship in describing and documenting a history of United States military involvement in the First Gulf War that began in May 1987 when an Iraqi plan fired two missiles into the USS Stark (a lone American navy frigate on patrol in the Gulf) resulting in the death of 37 sailors and major damage to the vessel.
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