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Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, July 30, 1972
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almost $20., Bayliss's rig costs less than $5. It has the added advantage of not being too heavy." · "All you have to do is just hold it. It sure beats a kerosene lamp which is what most tourists use. It also leaves your hands freer." You 'will need next to sharpen an iron pole one fourth inch thick. Drill a hole in the end of it and insert a strong cord. Finish up with a block of wood on the other end of "the cord. The fish is slipped back on the line and floats in the water, alive and fresh till the evening's hunt is over. The best time to go floundering is when the moon is full and the water is calm. Ask a native. He'll tell you when to go. " But fishing's not the only thing to do on a vacation at Outer Banks, fcvfact it would be an unpopular .father and husband who didn't plan a few excursions for the benefit of the family. · The kids would enjoy a visit to Ottis Fish Market at Moorehead. Commercial f i s h e r m e n ' b r i n g their catches in there 24 hours a day. Prize catches are posted on a board. If you want to take home fresh fish they will clean those of your choice and pack them in ice for you. Mama would enjoy eating at Capt. Bills, where the food is good and the prices are reasonable. A visit to . Beaufort (Bowfort), a quaint seacoast town, would be a must. The narrow streets and old residences make it interesting. In the burying grounds, deeded to the town in 1731, the oldest graves face east so the occupants would be facing the sun when they arise on judge- ment day. One of the cemetery's occupants is buried in a strange way. He is a British Officer who was interred in an upright position. No one knows why. Then there's Trybn Palace at New Bern. Built in 1770, this historic site is considered to be one of the finest government buildings in C o l o n i a l A m e r i c a . Grounds at the palace are landscaped in the 18th century manner. Furnishings are Federal and Empire antiques; New Bern is one. of the oldest towns in the state. It was settled in 1710. by Swiss and German colonists and was for some time the provincial capital. Historical Fort Macon is near New Bern. This strongly fortified Confederate defense point was taken during the Civil War by Gen. Burnside after a hard-fought battle. Father and son alike will enjoy a tour of this battle sight and a visit to the museum there. Kill Devil Hills, the scene of the Wright Brothers flight and Nags. Head are the most commercial resort areas on the banks. These are for you if you don't want to bother with a boat and camping. Recreational facilities are excellent, particularly for swimming, fishing and hunting. On Ocracoke (OHK-ruh- coke) Island the houses are laid out irregularly along streets of sand and are "FISHING FUN IS OUR BUSINESS" · RESTAURANT* GIFTS · NOVELTIES · OCEAN FRONT ' APARTMENTS JOHNNIE MERCER'S FISHING PIER tRECREATION CENTER WRIGHTSVUIE BEACH, N. C. 28480 !*···················. ' 'Your Family Vacation Spot" TREASURE COVE MOTEL Rooms and Apis. Air Con. TV., Golf Courses Nearby Pool Playground, Spacious Grounds With Shrubbery, Foliage Phone 803/272-5524 Or Write Box 2205 Windy Hill Section NORTN MYRTLE IEACN.S.C. 29512 The exciting new Flagship Motor Inn offers the finest in accommodations for just a weekend or your entire vacation. Sweeping ocean view for singles or family groups. Ocean front kitchenettes. Reasonable rates. Get away from it all. For reservations or information, write or call. if Heated Pool if Cable color T.V. if Baby sitting services available ·A-Executive suites if Bridal suite. FLAGSHIP MOTOR INN 1800 S. OCEAN BLVD. 803-448-2301 MYRTLEBEACH overhung with moss covered o a k s a n d y a u p o n . Blackbeard is said to have used the village as headquarters. He and his crew were killed near there at Tech's Hole in 1718. The island is reached by ferry and the toll is $5. During the summer snd early fall ferry reservations can be obtained only in person and should be made 24 hours in advance of departure time. Off the beaten path and not even included in travel booklets is Barker's Island. A place that could well prove to be a highlight of your trip. Natives say to go there only if you're quiet and well behaved. It seems Barker's I s l a n d e r s e n j o y t h e i r peaceful life and mean to keep it that way. · Like some of the villagers in the Hatteras area, these people have kept their special accent which is thought to have been brought over from Devon. Many of the native Bankers, as they are called, have kept the speech and customs handed down from the past and many remain closely iden- t i f i e d w i t h m a r i t i m e activities. Some of the world's best boats are made at Harkers. Those wealthy few who can afford the best tell the Harkers builders how they want a boat built and the islanders construct it to their specifications. "But," Bayliss warns, "walk softly when you go there. They are secluded and' don't take to too much distraction from tourists." Another point of interest to receive publicity within the state is Salters Path. Recent achaeological. finds point to the possibility that there might be the site of the lost colony. The Lost Colony site has long been thought to have been at Roanoke Island almost 200 miles north of Salters Path. The lost colony was a group of English people sent in 1587 to build Ft. Ralegh. When their leader returned from a two year trip back to Europe (he was delayed by a war) he could find no trace of the men, women and children he had l e f t t h e r e . They h a d disappeared. An outdoor symphonic drama written by Paul Green tells the story of the lost colony. It is presented from June through August 28 at Ft. Ralegh National Historical Site. Fram Charleston to Beaufort it is approximately 550 miles. You can leave Charleston at 5 a.m. and be ready to "put over" at Beaufort in 12 hours. Allow more time for hauling a boat or trailer. If traffic is heavy you may want to "put over" at Moorehead and finish the trip by water. There is a public parking area behind the information booth there. By sunset you will be standing on the shores of the Atlantic. The scene around you will be that which greeted the first white man. The constantly shifting sand dunes, the warped dwarf trees and the indescrible mystique the ocean has for all men will' wipe West Virginia, and work, right out of your mind. For a couple of weeks at least. Dormans Motel Apts. «n_fewtiful Ch*topeake Bay 1 and 2-bedroom opts., complete., kitchens, $95.00 to ! SI35.00. Also new 2 bedroom opts., sleep 6 without rollaway, $155.00 to $170.00 all w a t e r f r o n t , all air conditioned, swimming pool. Open all y»or. B.T. DORM AN, OWNER 1124-31 EistOcein View ««e. fhons 703-581-6519 Norfolk, Vi. 23503 MWMMVMMWMMIMMM Ftr Fishermtn C Familiet R. V. C AHOON, INC. Super Market and COTTAGES FULLY FURNISHED OCEAN FRONT, 2.3.4 BEDROOMS For Complete Housekeeping '125" t, Phone 919-441.5338 NAGS HEAD, N. C. 27959 ANCHOR MOTEL Ocean Front CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. 28428 Rooms and Efficiency Apts., TV, Swimming Pool, Air [ Cond., Golf Priv., Restaur- i ant Nearby. 156 Carolina Ave.M. Phone 919/458-8136 V. J.'S MOTEL Ocean Blvd.--3 blotli North of pavilion Cherry Grove Section North Myrtle Beach, S. C. 29582 12 miles North of Myrtle Beach. One and two-room efficiency cpartmentl, [in- em i cooking utensils turnhhed. Sletp! up to 6; Fully air-conditfoned. 20'juW iwimming pool sun d«cl. Electric heat, two ond three bedroom collages. All electric kitchen!. Ce- tomic tile berths, Playground equipment fof children. Shopping Amusement center, two excellent fishing piers, nearby. Chqmpionihip golf count nearby, 10 yards to beautiful beach, Phone 803/249-1012 Friendship Inn MOTEL AND APTS. OCIAN VltW IIACH , Luxurious Kuunu and Fur- I' iiUhnl A p t * . Family unit* «lih Kiirhrnrtlrn. GurM Dial I'honrn, Air Co ml., Co lor TV, I'uul Hrurliiiilr I'nllu, Pri- \uli- Hrarlt. 20SOE. OCEAN VIEW JW. HORFOIUH. 23503 fhon. 703/3»3.3»O · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · I For Ing Bell In Spoil FilhJng, ll'l MOREHEAD CITY, N. C "Th« FiiMng Porodiie of tht Carolina}" For The Best Fishing -- Confacf -CAPTAIN OTTIS and His § M § Sport Fishing Fleet 11 Boot*-- All Modern EquJppid W'ife, Wire or Phon« Your Remvalloni Prior,*, 726-4020 or 726-4600 Optn 24Houri A Day OTTIS FISH MARKET All KINDS OF BAIT-- ICE tOX 444. MOREHEAO CITY. N. C. VACATION, SEA BANKS _ MOTEL OVERLOOKING THE OCEAN ALL NEW IN 72 2200 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, S. C. 29577. tel. 803-448-4931 · Vickie and Thomas Montie, Managers I Separate Kiddies Pool with Fountain/Golf Privileges/Cable TV/ Wall-to-l wall carpeting/Tubs with Showers Room/Efficiencies/2 room apt«./ · air Conditioned/ Balconies / Large Heated Pool / Putting Green I CALL OR WRITE FOR RATE SCHEDULE, * COLOR BROCHURE RESERVATION. I NAME. ADDRESS. City. PHONE I _State Zip ._! OCEAN VIEW BEACH Directly on Waterfront IN NORFOLK, VIRGINIA VA.IMCH* WILUAMSBUKC · MACS HMO · NAVAL BASIS Anchorage Motel and Apartments 1020 E. Ocean Vie* Ate. Norfolk Vi. 23503 (703) 583-5114 Twin Sails Motel and Apartments S3QE.Oce»n View Ate., Xoriolk, Vi. 23503(703) 5S3-2S27 Then two Brand New Water Trent moleli over* looting Cheinprah* Boy with Hayiide Pool) and P';VQ|« beochet uller the (tneit tor family voca* tloni, builncil tiipi or ruililOfy »foy. Cloi« to Goll Gordeni Snoppirifl Ccntcrt. jhe combined motcli oiler inore than 100lai1«ful* lyoppointfdiooroi. AUo E f f i c i e n c y Apli.fully *c|uipped. Elec. ttovft, rtffriqrfotort, two double btds, air cond, heat, Color TV, carpeted, dfdpcl, oil loblcwort, iliilift, lint-nt fyrftliKftd, phcrtfi, maid service. Credit C"fdi liqnoted. Prccfaro- Speeiot folti for groupi, Tour info for Hiilonc Norfolk. Call collicl (Numbers above) for fUlcfvaltoni or w r i t e Box 6247, Norfolk, Vo. 23503 TNI ONLY THING WE OVERLOOK IS THE I»Y" Come to our HAWAII VACATION Planning Parly AUG. 4 '8:00 P.M. Holiday Inn-Charleston House 600 Kanawha Boulevard, East Charleston. W. Va. We'll be there--all the way from Hawaii--to entertain you, show you pictures, answer your questions, and tell you about the dozens of tours to our bea.utifui Islands where no ont can show you around better than we Hawaiians. yVe have one and two week tours starting at $299, $349 and $379, depending upon originating city, rates per person double room occupancy plus tax and service. Via UNITED AIR LINES Jets .--with some programs including West Coast options. Reservations are not necessary but, if time permits, just send in tne coupon below and let us know If you're coming. i ·· ·· MB ·· MM ·· IH ·· ·· ··· em eBi iM ··· ·*·· ' Trade Wind Tours of Hawaii 11 Grace Avenue, Creit Neck, NT 11021 (516)466-6920 Look for of us at (date and location). We'll each pay $1 admission at door. Name.: Address City_ _Stnle_ _Zip- My Travel Agent is -- f] Pleise MIX) me your FREE, compiehensive, four-color. 16-piE« cstalog of group tours' lo Hiw»ii. including West Coist options. 'Sold only through Tnvel Agents. TRADE WIND TOURS ilso offers other low cost tours to theWwt Coast «nd Menico. Ask your travel »eent. TWT-CGM- 7/» STATE MAGAZINE, July 30, J972 CHARLESTON, W.VA. 23m

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