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Portsmouth Island: short stories and history

Ben B. Salter

Portsmouth Island: short stories and history

by Ben B. Salter

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Published in [Atlantic? N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Portsmouth Island (N.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Portsmouth Island (N.C.) -- History.,
    • Portsmouth Island (N.C.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ben B. Salter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF262.C23 S24
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p.
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5451502M
      LC Control Number73153548

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      The Merchant at Ocracoke would fill the orders and send them back by someone coming over or on the ‘Mail Boat’ next day.” (“Portsmouth Island: Short Stories and History” by Ben Salter, copyright ) After the mail was brought to the island on a skiff, it was brought into the village on a wheelbarrow. Books shelved as outer-banks: The Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate, 5, Runs Down The Beach: A sharky snakey touristy jellyfishy journal by Limpy McGeezer, N.

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Portsmouth Island: short stories and history by Ben B. Salter Download PDF EPUB FB2

The author, born inrecounts the history of Portsmouth Island, North Carolina, primarily through interesting stories from his life growing up on the island. Read more Read less The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.5/5(4).

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Portsmouth Island: Short Stories and History. Portsmouth Island book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). About the author (Benjamin Bowden Salter) --My home on the island --The island that is slowly disappearing --Hunting on the island --Fishing around Portsmouth --Oystering --Tame geese --Pony penning "Bankers" --The colored family that lived on the island --"Uncle" Samuel C.

Tolson --John Wallace "Governor of Shell Castle" --The sick man on the. Buy Portsmouth Island: short stories and history by Ben B. Salter online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at.

Shop now. Those interviews spoke to the history of all the island communities between Ocracoke Inlet and Shackleford Banks, nearly 50 miles to the south and east, but I had time on that trip only for Portsmouth Island. The oldest person interviewed was a fisherman and lifesaver named Fred Gillikin, who was born on the island in Buy Portsmouth Island: short stories and history, by Ben B Salter (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 4. Portsmouth, Horses, & Ocracoke I was glancing through Dot Willis & Ben Salter's book, Portsmouth Island, Short Stories, History, and came across a chapter on Outer Banks ponies. Ben (born ) mentions bringing a horse over to Ocracoke by tying it alongside a boat.

A Daily Journal of Island History & Culture. Thursday, Septem "Uncle" Samuel C. Tolson Below is an interesting story from the book, Portsmouth Island, Short Stories and History, by Ben B.

Salter. It is a story that was told often by the old folks of Portsmouth and Ocracoke. For information about the island, including ferries and future homecomings, visit the Friends of Portsmouth Island at This story was published on Molly Harrison.

Portsmouth Island, Short Stories & History, North Carolina Coast, NC Salter. $ + $ Shipping. Portsmouth Island Short Stories and History, Ben B. Salter PB Free Shipping. Details about VTG Portsmouth Island North Carolina Outer Banks Short Stories history Rating: % positive.

Library: Location: Call Number: Status: Item Actions: Joyner NC Reference FC23 S24 Available Place Hold: Joyner NC Stacks.

Many of us know him best for his book “Portsmouth Island: Short Stories and History” (copyright ), with information about the island, as well as many first-hand stories of his years living there. Ben died and is buried in Atlantic Cemetery in Atlantic, NC.

The OPS Museum gift shop has a nice selection of books, featuring local authors, Cookbooks, History, War, Portsmouth Island & Shelling. Click on an image to see larger Photo and hover over picture to see a description about the book. You can adjust the quantities.

Immediately I consulted Dot Willis and Ben Salter’s fascinating little book, “Portsmouth Island Short Stories & History” (first published in ). There it was on page 9: “Portsmouth Island, North Carolina, was first settled by white people in the year Anyone who has ever visited the historic fishing village or camped on Portsmouth Island can appreciate these tales.

The stories recount the history of the island and some of it's inhabitants before the last resident moved off the island and before the National Park Service took it over in the 70's.5/5(4). Great deals on Short Stories History Antiquarian & Collectible Books.

Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items!Missing: Portsmouth Island. Immediately I consulted Dot Willis and Ben Salter’s fascinating little book, “Portsmouth Island Short Stories & History” (first published in ).

There it was on page 9: “Portsmouth Island, North Carolina, was first settled by white people in the year.

Stranded on Portsmouth Island, William Hill struggled to survive. The news brought stories of storms and riots, of people starving while the government promised food. William figured he had enough to worry about.

Then he found the message. Not even a fool could mistake the intent, not when the evil knew his name and watched from shadows/5.It quotes a series of excerpts from Ben's book, "Portsmouth Island: Short Stories and History", written in We certainly understand that Ben's heart never left Portsmouth.

Many of us who never actually lived there have left a part of our hearts there, as well.It quotes a series of excerpts from Ben's book, "Portsmouth Island: Short Stories and History", written in We certainly understand that Ben's heart never left Portsmouth. Many of us who never actually lived there have left a part of our hearts there, as well/5(19).