Tuesday, June 18, 03:30 pm on NC CHANNEL

Duration: 0:26:45

Description: The Hammocks reveals the origins of Hammocks Beach State Park on North Carolinas Central Coast. The Hammocks documentary explores the little-known origins of North Carolina's Hammocks Beach State Park. The story begins with an unlikely turn of the century friendship between a wealthy white neurosurgeon born in Philadelphia and a gifted African American Duplin County farmer and outdoorsman. Together they managed to protect and preserve thousands of acres of pristine coastline maritime forests and fertile estuaries. This historical documentary combines stunning natural history cinematography and the compelling historical events that led to the creation of Hammocks Beach State Park.


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08/15/19, 10:00 pm UNC-TV
08/27/19, 3:30 pm NC CHANNEL

Broadcast In: English