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Lake Phelps revisited, with a friend

Lake Phelps revisited, with a friend

PETTIGREW STATE PARK -- Lake Phelps is outside of Creswell, North Carolina, in Pettigrew State Park, which is named after a family that once owned part of the property surrounding the park. Their most famous family member is General James Johnston Pettigrew (July 4, 1828 – July 17, 1863), who was an American author, lawyer … Continue reading Lake Phelps revisited, with a friend

2019’s last adventures — Lake Phelps

2019’s last adventures — Lake Phelps

LAKE PHELPS , North Carolina — This spot in Washington County is the second largest acre lake in the state of North Carolina. The historical marker about Lake Phelps. It’s over 44,000 years old and Indian artifacts dating back 11,000 years have been found in the lake bed. For this particular adventure, my family visited … Continue reading 2019’s last adventures — Lake Phelps