Fw: CSS Neuse
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Jane Phillips"
Sent: Thursday, June 01, 2006 9:10 AM
Subject: [NCLENOIR] CSS Neuse
The CSS Neuse has as its home, a NC State Historic Site located on
Vernon Ave. in Kinston. For almost a 100 years it laid buried in the
River after its dimise during the Civil War. Recoverd from the river in
1960s it was taken to the State Site. Since the big flood when the part
the boat was under water it has started to deteriate and unless it is
in a climate controlled envirnment it will be lost forever in a matter of
This historic relic is one of North Carolina's largest national
Please go to the web site of the Historical Preservation Group and see
you can do to help save this piece of history.