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4788
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Gaston County attractions draw tourists from across the nation and abroad. Crowders Mountain State Park's recent expansion now connects the park to South Carolina's Kings Mountain, providing 15,000 acres for outdoor activities. Among the features of Gastonia's Schiele Museum and Planetarium is the largest collection of land mammal specimens in the Southeast. Other attractions include the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens and Belmont Abbey.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 58 Issue 9, Sept 2000, p48, il
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9495
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Gaston County is profiled in this special community focus supplement. Among the topics discussed are economic development; the towns of Gastonia, Belmont, McAdenville, and Mount Holly; industrial base; and attractions like Crowder's Mountain, Schiele Museum, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, pp-5-42, il
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16017
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Gaston County is featured in The State magazine's community profile. Among the topics are the textile industry, the River Bend Power Plant owned by the Duke Power Plant, and the cities of Mount Holly, Cherryville, Lowell, Bessemer City, and Belmont.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 13, Aug 1936, p17-24, il
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23903
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Central Drug is in the heart of Bessemer City. Its impeccable customer service, old-time feel, and air of nostalgia continue to draw customers to its booths.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 1, June 2015, p102-103, il, por, map Periodical Website
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24147
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Gaston County is close to Charlotte and provides affordability and recreational activities, making it an ideal and attractive destination for businesses.
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24463
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During December, a town in Gaston County, McAdenville, hosts a community wide Christmas light display funded by Stowe-Pharr Mills textile company. McAdenville has become known as “Christmas Town, USA,” which brings in thousands of tourists wishing to see the lights.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 58 Issue 7, December 1990, p20-23, il
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24576
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McAdenville was a mill town that was the first to bring electricity to North Carolina. This article discusses its most unique features.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 9, October 1971, p14-15, il
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24631
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Stanley, North Carolina offers tourists mountains, lakes, and rolling meadows. The author discusses the history of the town and how it has developed over the years.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 26 Issue 10, October 1958, p8-10, 22
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24667
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Gaston County built an industrial empire using the nearby Catawba River; Duke’s development of the river is said to be the most thorough of any stream in the country. This article discusses the history of development and growth in Gaston County.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 18, January 1955, p18-30, il
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24666
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Belmont Abby is the only one of its kind in America and is the center of an independent diocese. It was established in the wilderness in 1876 but is now home to the monastery, cathedral, and Belmont Abby College.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 18, January 1955, p14-17, il
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24668
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The author introduces various cities and towns in Gaston County, detailing their industries and the development in each.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 18, January 1955, p31-41, il
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24727
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This article discusses the development of Gastonia and Gaston County, highlighting things of interest in each place.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 16 Issue 39, February 1949, p4-5, 20, il
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24806
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McAdenville is known throughout the country as “Christmas Town USA” due to the vast number of Christmas lights on display. This article discusses how McAdenville got its nickname, the town history as a mill town, and its current growth.
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28608
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Gaston County its businesses, its tourism, and its residents are profiled. The county has been recognized in the past for its manufacturing and is the tenth most populous in the state.
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29556
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Many associate Mount Holly, North Carolina with the Catawba River for its use in the textile industry. But as that industry has changed, so has Mount Holly's relationship with the river and its other natural resources. The city has taken efforts to acquire land to broaden the reach of the greenway along the Catawba River and provide citizens with access to the natural surroundings.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept-Sup 2007, p18-19, por