INDIANS and SCOTTISH HIGHLANDERS
The Tuscarora Indians (Iroquoian language
group) 1650 until the early 18th century lived in the region
between the Neuse and Pamlico Rivers.
“Three men in Carolina
lived in the valley of the Cape Fear River.
The men, themselves highlanders from Scotland, were James Innes, Hugh Campbell, and
William Forbes, and between them they had been granted nearly three thousand
acres in what is now Bladen
They sparked the first immigration from the Highlands of Scotland to
“Some Highlanders farmed, but most worked
in the manufacture of turpentine or other naval stores.”
Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Published, Nashville and New York, 1975