By Mamre Marsh Wilson
Established in 1709, Beaufort is the third-oldest city within the kingdom. The group is formed through its waterside position, flanking Taylor's Creek, city Creek, and the Newport River. citizens have lengthy shared an appeal to the water: either advertisement fishing and nationally well-known laboratories for marine learn have thrived in Beaufort. viewers are attracted to the town's ancient homes and architectural treasures, glimpses of a serene and gilded age. during this beautiful background, writer Mamre Wilson walks readers throughout the wealthy previous and fascinating neighborhood that's Beaufort.
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