Northampton County (Images of America) by Tom Badger,Curtis Badger

By Tom Badger,Curtis Badger

presently after ecu colonists landed at Jamestown in 1607, they proven a payment in Northampton County. Settlers stuck fish and shellfish within the shallow bays and creeks alongside the seashore and bayside and distilled salt from seawater to aid guard this bounty in the course of the wintry weather. when you consider that 1608, Northampton has supplied nutrients for Virginia and the area. Fishing, crabbing, and clam aquaculture this day are nonetheless a tremendous a part of the commercial spine of Northampton, yet Northampton has been most sensible recognized lately for land-based foodstuff construction. The sandy soils of Northampton have consistently been effective, but if the railroad was once in-built 1884, it gave growers a mode of having produce to markets in a well timed demeanour. So Northampton�s heritage and tradition have established round food�gathering it, generating it, and transport it�and the pictures in pictures of the US: Northampton County record this legacy.

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