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for The State Vol. 9 Issue 14, Sept 1941
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The Superior Stone Company of Raleigh cashed in on the limestone industry during the early 1940s. As of 1941, the company employed 200 men, 40 trucks, and large mining machines capable of processing 300 tons per hour. Limestone could be found along the Onslow and Jones County line with large quantities concentrated near Belgrade. The demand for limestone was generated by construction of the New River Barracks.
William Cox, a native of Halifax County, was a lawyer, agriculturalist, distinguished Civil War general, Congressman, and civic leader. Among the battles he participated in were Malvern Hill, Sharpsburg, Chancellorsville, and the Valley Campaign. He was wounded eleven times.
Continuing his travels around the state, Goerch describes the things of interest he found in Forsyth County. It is a county of history where one can \"go from a bustling city to villages that are reminiscent of old European hamlets.\"