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23117
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A post-Colonial farmhouse called May-Lew Farmhouse rests just outside of Farmville. The currently owner, Phil Lewis is renovated the home to preserve its interesting history.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Spring 2015, p25-26, il
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23344
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Farmville’s story begins in the 1830’s and 40’s when several small communities with stores sprung up in the Farmville area. A post office was established there in 1848, and the area was named Farmville by John H. Hines. According to the Gilmer Civil War map dated 1864. Farmville consisted of a school house and several farms with the first general store being built about 1867. Farmville was incorporated around 1870.
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31639
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The small town of Farmville in Pitt County, at one time, was supported almost solely on its tobacco industry. As farming became more mechanized, the town began attracting other industries, such as textiles, apparel and metal working. Farmville now has a more balanced economy, and is within close vicinity to cultural, educational, and entertainment opportunities.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 7 Issue 4, Apr 1975, p6-8, il, por Periodical Website
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36184
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Places in the Heart recently joined the Magnolia Arts Center, Smiles and Frowns Playhouse, Whirligig Stage, and Farmville Community Arts Council as the theatrical presence in the community. An associate of Magnolia Theatre she is “cautiously optimistic” though about establishing dramatic arts options comparable to the long established sporting offerings.
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36253
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Sites such as The History Museum of Burke County and Benjamin May-Lewis House offer information about North Carolina’s history. An experience of the state’s beautiful landscapes can be found in areas such as WRAL Azalea Gardens and Wiseman’s View. Entertainment and dining can be found at businesses such as Drexel Barber Shop and Chapel Hill’s Sup Dogs.