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Davie County


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Continuing his travels to North Carolina's counties, Goerch visits Davie County. He describes it as having many new and beautiful places, including the Cooleemee Plantation. Daniel Boone's parents are buried there; Judge Richmond Pearson conducted a famous law s school at Richmond Hill; and Marshall Ney, Napoleon's famous general, is said to have escaped execution in France and taught school in the county.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 9 Issue 44, Apr 1942, p1-2, 16-18, il, por  (Periodical website)
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18522
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