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41003
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The unincorporated community, with a currently unassuming reputation, had the county’s first brick school and was Northampton’s only stop off place for an American president. The citizen for whom the community is named, Margaret Bynum Jordan, is known for helping a slave escape to the North and her quilt hanging in the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts.
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23281
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Pine Forest Rest Home in Northampton County is important to the community and the building, which used to be a school, is a historical icon.
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38551
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The author gives a detailed chain of title and history of the house located near Rich Square, Northampton County, NC. It was probably a part of the Underground Railroad.
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38347
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Allen Jones, an Edgecombe County native, educated at Eton College in England, elected a member of the colonial assembly 1773-75 and was a Brigadier General in the militia in the Revolution. He served in the NC Senate and was a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1779-80. He died at his plantation, ‘Mount Gallant,’ in Northampton Co., NC.