forks of the tar: Washington....Yesterday and Today - 06/09/08 03:07 AM
   The area currently known as Beaufort County was originally explored by the English in the late 1500s but was not settled until about a century later.  Bath was founded in 1705 and became the first incorporated town in North Carolina.  James Bonner started the town that is currently known as Washington on his farm in 1770.  Originally, Washington was known as "Forks of the Tar," but the name was changed to Washington in 1776 to honor General George Washington.

   Due to its favorable location and navigable waterway, Washington played a significant role in the Revolutionary War after more … (1 comments)

 
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