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for The North Carolina Booklet Vol. 12 Issue 4, April 1913
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Enfield Farm, one of the oldest plantations in North Carolina, was where the 1677 Culpepper's Rebellion began. Enfield Farm was also the location where revolutionists kept the deputy governor and deputy collector prisoner while protesting high taxes on imported and exported goods.
In 1784 after the end of the Revolutionary War, attempts to establish normalcy were plagued by civil unrest and violence. Western settlers attempted to secede from North Carolina and form the state of Franklin. This movement was marked by violence from both sides before being resolved in 1787.