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23474
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The following was a portion of a talk given by Mrs. Henrietta Williamson to the Farmville Literary Club in 1961.She features several Farmville personalities which included Mrs. Lucy Bryant Davis, wife of Francis Marion Davis; Mrs. Della Kearney Clements, wife of Lloyd Smith and Miss Tabitha DeVisconti. Other ladies mentioned were Mrs. Carl Turnage, Mrs. Emily Turnage Monk and Mrs. Annie Phillips Lang.
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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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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.