Before 1952,Masonboro was attached to the mainland.That year, Carolina Beach Inlet was cut, giving Carolina Beach a booming tourist fishing trade and creating the largest undisturbed barrier island on North Carolina's southern coast. Eight miles long, Masonboro Island consists of 5,046 acres,4,300 of which are tidal salt marshes and mud flats. Masonboro is part of the North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve, which also includes Zeke's Island south of Federal Point on Cape Fear River.
The North Carolina Booklet was published in Raleigh by the North Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution to preserve and develop North Carolina history. ^cs
Christmas in McAdenville, North Carolina....Avery loves to go thru the town with the windows down telling the people walking down the sidewalks "Merry Christmas" in the sweetest little voice....always puts me in the Christmas spirit if I'm not in it already!