Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for May 15th, 2008

The Big Desert

I thought I knew something about North Carolina history and geography, and felt pretty confident that I’d already spotted many of the oddities and mysteries lurking in old maps, but then somebody pointed out the Big Desert in Robeson County. It shows up on Samuel Pearce’s 1872 map of the state: I know that sandy […]

Read Full Post »