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Wrightsville Beach, NC

Evidence suggests that the first stretch of continental American coastline described by a European explorer may have been Masonboro Island. The explorer was Giovanni da Verrazzano, the year, 1524. Later, during the Civil War, Masonboro's beaches were visited by three blockade runners and one Union blockader.

Before 1952, Masonboro was attached to...more about Masonboro Island

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