Untold Stories of Old Currituck Duck Clubs

Untold Stories of Old Currituck Duck Clubs

by Travis Morris
     
 

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In this fourth installment of stories about the tradition of duck hunting on Currituck Sound, local resident Travis Morris delves into the history of the Currituck, Pine Island and Narrows Island private hunting clubs. These fascinating untold stories of the clubs weave together documents from old files with a variety of firsthand interviews and accounts. From

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In this fourth installment of stories about the tradition of duck hunting on Currituck Sound, local resident Travis Morris delves into the history of the Currituck, Pine Island and Narrows Island private hunting clubs. These fascinating untold stories of the clubs weave together documents from old files with a variety of firsthand interviews and accounts. From stories of the clubs' prestigious members and guests--such as J.P. Morgan and William Vanderbilt--to tales from local guides of some of the old float box rigs, fans of Morris's Currituck books won't be disappointed by this latest volume, and first-time readers will find themselves transported out to the marshland, drifting along to the sound of duck calls.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596299511
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
04/16/2010
Series:
Narrative Series
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,219,292
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Travis Morris was born in Coinjock, North Carolina, in 1932, and was in the Coast Guard from 1951 to 1954. He has been involved in the commercial trucking business, a sportsmen’s guide, a commercial fisherman and the owner of a real estate company in Currituck. In 1974, he operated Monkey Island Club and opened it to the public for the first time since its founding in 1876. In 1983, Travis and John H. High started Piney Island Club, which Travis is still a member of.

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