Bertie County

A Brief History

By Alan D. Watson

Bertie County

Approx. 98 pp., 6 x 9, 21 halftones

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8652-6194-5
    Published: January 1982

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Distributed for the North Carolina Office of Archives and History

Formed in 1722, Bertie County is one of North Carolina's oldest counties. The county quickly became the point of entry for immigrants from Virginia and Europe. Since its formation Bertie County has played an important role in the development of eastern coastal North Carolina.

About the Author

Alan D. Watson is professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. One of North Carolina's most prolific historians, he has authored more than fifteen books and numerous articles on various topics in the Tar Heel State's colonial and revolutionary history.
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