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North Carolina Online Resources: an Annotated List of NC Websites: Special Topics

North Carolina Links Collection: Special Topics

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Blackbeard the Pirate and Wreck of Queen Anne's Revenge:
This is the history of Blackbeard as provided by the North Carolina Maritime Museum and the North Carolina Office of Archives and History.  Learn about the man, his ship, the shipwreck, and the artifacts recovered by the North Carolina Underwater Archaeology Unit.

North Carolina Biotechnology Center:
This is a non-profit, private organization that was created by the North Carolina General Assembly to provide long-term economic and societal benefits through the encouragement of biotechnology research.  Visitors to the site can learn about the activities this organization is involved in, view their calendar of upcoming events, and read the latest biotechnology news.  Users can also view current and past issues of the Center's newsletter, the Catalyst.

U.S. Coast Guard Historic Lightstation Information:
This site, maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard, features architectural and historical information on various North Carolina lighthouses.  Some entries contain photographs of the associated structure.

Queen Anne's Revenge (Shipwreck--Beaufort):
The Queen Anne’s Revenge was Blackbeard’s flagship, whose sunken remains are located near Morehead City, North Carolina.  The state of North Carolina and East Carolina University are both sponsoring the project which is intent on recovering, interpreting, and preserving the remains of the ship.  Interested users can stay up to date with the archaeological recovery efforts, recovered artifacts, conservation and educational efforts, and the history of the project.