In this Tuesday, April 12, 2011 photo, David Pearson, with Friends of the Hammocks, walks through the doorway of a cabin at an abandoned camp at The Hammocks retreat in Swansboro, N.C. For several ... more 
In this Tuesday, April 12, 2011 photo, David Pearson, with Friends of the Hammocks, walks through the doorway of a cabin at an abandoned camp at The Hammocks retreat in Swansboro, N.C. For several decades during segregation, The Hammocks was one of the few places in North Carolina where African Americans of average means, specifically teachers and their families, could feel welcome at the shore. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Gerry Broome
Mon, Apr 25, 2011 4:54 PM EDT