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The largest breeder of purebred Shetland Ponies in the southeast, Dowd Pony Farm, started in 1953, is located in Chatham County. Beginning with a herd of 14, Dowd Pony Farm expanded to 127 ponies by 1956. Fetching between $5,000 and $5,600 per pony, the Dowds run a lucrative business from their country ranch, located near the Devil's Tramping Ground.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 25, May 1957, p29-30, il, por
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13116
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Founded in 1771 and originally part of Orange County, Chatham, located in the Piedmont region of the state, contains a mixed history that encompasses divided loyalties, minerals, and a prehistoric shoreline.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 25, May 1957, p15-16, il
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13115
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Initiating producer-mill partnerships in North Carolina that enabled farmers to transition into the poultry business, Clyde L. Fore began turkey ventures in Chatham County, 1925.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 25, May 1957, p9, il, por
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