In 1725, Maurice Moore convinced his friends and family from the Goose Creek section of South Carolina to relocate to North Carolina's Cape Fear River and build their own settlement. The Moores quickly laid out a new town called Brunswick that would become the colony's only port with direct access to the Atlantic Ocean. Over the course of its existence, Brunswick was raided by Spanish privateers, sacked by British redcoats, and was home to some of the leading figures in colonial and Revolutionary War North Carolina. Two ...

The Story of Brunswick & Fort Anderson 2005, DRAM Tree Books

ISBN-13: 9780972324069

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