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Increased "sunny day" flooding put future of Moores Creek NB in doubt

CURRIE – Nearly 250 years ago, members of the Patriot militia of Southeastern North Carolina hid silently under cover of morning fog in the brush around Moores Creek Bridge.

Muskets in hand, they waited until the Loyalist militia, predominantly made up of broadsword-carrying Scottish Highlanders, attempted to cross the booby-trapped bridge before they pulled their triggers and fired their cannons.

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