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Centennial History of Davidson County, North Carolina

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Centennial History of Davidson County, North Carolina by Jacob Leonard

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"The material entering into this book has been gathered by the author through research covering a long period of years. ...The author desires that this book may lead to a true appreciation of the value of recorded history." Chapters include: Act Creating Davidson County; How and When the One Hundred Counties of North Carolina Originated; Building the Foundations of Davidson County (General William Davidson, Changes in a Century, and, First Men to Serve the County); Selection of a Capital for the New County; County Officers and Court Proceedings (County Officials, Courts of Justice and Court Proceedings, Members of the Legislature of North Carolina from Davidson County, and, Davidson County Members of Various State Conventions of North Carolina); Farms, Farm Products, Grist Mills (Livestock Improvement, Farms and Farm Development, Statistics of the Year 1920, and, Grist Mills in Davidson County); Banks of Davidson County (Banks in Lexington, Banks in Denton, and, Banks in Thomasville); Davidson County Newspapers; Junior Order United American Mechanics National Orphans' Home; Racial Types of Davidson County Citizenship (Racial Origin and Racial Characteristics, Life of the People, Manners and Customs, and, Representative Types); Daniel Boone, Pioneer, Pathfinder; General Nathaniel Green and Daniel Boone Tablet (Memorial Tablet Unveiled, and, Ghosts of Abbott's Creek); Public and Private Schools (Public Schools of Davidson County, and, Private Schools: Bethany Academy, Holly Grove Academy, Pilgrim Academy, Arnold Academy, Hedrick's Grove Academy, and, Other Academies; Davidson County in Military Service (The Revolutionary War, Davidson Men in the Spanish-American War, Confederate Soldiers of Davidson County, and, Davidson County in the World War; Lexington, Capital of Davidson County (Facts and Figures, Some Lexington Factories, and, Lexington Schools), Thomasville a Thriving City (A Davidson County Asset, A Bird's-eye View, Thomasville in Its Beginning, Some Thomasville Factories, and, Thomasville Graded School); Religious Forces of Davidson County (General Statement and Statistics, Lutheran Churches, Baptist Churches and Thomasville Baptist Orphanage, Methodist Protestant Churches, Methodist Protestant Children's Home, Yadkin College, Moravian Churches, Presbyterian Churches, Reformed Churches, Methodist Episcopal Churches, and, Grace Episcopal Church of Lexington); and, A Unique County in the Heart of a Great State (A County of Extensive Area, A Free Yadkin River Bridge, Hydro-electrical Development, Superb North Carolina, and, Interesting Records in Two Old Books). A wealth of illustrations of notable people and places enhance the text.
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May 21st, 2020
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