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6857
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Catawba County, with a population of almost 150,000, has eight municipalities and covers 405 square miles of Blue Ridge foothills. The county possesses a number of historic sites and exhibits, including the Catawba Museum of History, the old Catawba County Courthouse, Murray's Mill Historic District, and the state's last remaining 19th-century covered bridge, the Bunker Hill Covered Bridge. The county has long been known for its furniture business. Tourism is also a strong part of the local economy. The local arts scene is alive and well with the state's second-oldest art museum, third-oldest community theatre, and Catawba Valley pottery, a tradition that stretches back two centuries.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 72 Issue 4, Sept 2004, p46-48, 50-52, il Periodical Website
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11937
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A traveler surveys the North Carolina scene, giving advice to would be travelers in the continuing extract from Ziegler and Crosscup's 1881 travel book, \"Heart of the Alleghanies.\" The travelers survey the Catawba Valley, commenting on the Piedmont regions significant agricultural contribution to the area, including crops of corn, wheat, oats, vegetables, and the lucrative tobacco.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 26 Issue 3, July 1958, p10
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24649
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The author provides a brief history of Catawba County and how it has developed over the years, beginning as a mill town and turning into an area where over 300 industries are thriving.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 26 Issue 23, April 1959, p10-12, 27, il
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24650
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An overview of some of Catawba County’s towns is provided, including Hickory, Newton-Conover, Maiden, and Claremont.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 26 Issue 23, April 1959, p21-23, il
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