How Sweet The Sound
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HOW SWEET the SOUND by KAREN WILES
The sky is ablaze with a magnificent aura of the sound of trumpets over the Intra Coastal Waterway in North Carolina, thus the naming of "How Sweet the Sound."
The island of Topsail is seen in the background and the image was shot from the mainland in Hampstead, North Carolina in the vicinity of Sloop Point.
The pirates would bring their many ships in from the sea, and the island natives could see the top of their sailing vessel masts rising above the islands and knew in advance the pirates were coming. So this is how Topsail Island got it's name...
February 6th, 2013
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