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Gaston County, North Carolina : A Brief History
by Rita Wehunt-Black


Overview - Gaston County, in the rolling hills of North Carolina s southern Piedmont, is a treasure-trove of amazing sights and fascinating history.

In this readable, skillfully researched volume, historian Rita Wehunt-Black rediscovers the rich heritage of Gaston County, from the original European settlements in the eighteenth century to the growth of mill villages in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and into the modern day.  Read more...


 
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Overview
Gaston County, in the rolling hills of North Carolina s southern Piedmont, is a treasure-trove of amazing sights and fascinating history.

In this readable, skillfully researched volume, historian Rita Wehunt-Black rediscovers the rich heritage of Gaston County, from the original European settlements in the eighteenth century to the growth of mill villages in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and into the modern day. Revel in the colonial and Revolutionary War history of what once was known as Old Tryon County a county of gold mines that dotted the land around Kings Mountain and of All Healing Springs, first discovered by Native Americans and later used by Victorian spa visitors. Whether you are from Gastonia, Cherryville, Bessemer City, Belmont or any of the other wonderful communities that make up this county, this book will reacquaint you with the place you call home."


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  • ISBN-13: 9781596293274
  • ISBN-10: 1596293276
  • Publisher: History Press (SC)
  • Publish Date: March 2008
  • Page Count: 159
  • Dimensions: 9.61 x 6.86 x 0.36 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.91 pounds


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