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Virtual Lunchbox Talk: Naval Stores and the Longleaf Pine Industry in Southeastern NC

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
virtual via Zoom

In a time before cars, trains, and airplanes, water was often the easiest or the only means of long-distance transportation. Eighteenth-century ships were sailing ships, and they were made almost entirely of wood. Naval stores are goods used in building and maintaining ships. Originally, ‘naval stores’ included everything used to build a ship meaning tar,...

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