Credit for the discovery of hiddenite - a rare, emerald-green gem - is usually given to William Earl Hidden, a Northern mineralogist, but the real discoverer was George Washington Warren, a farmer of Alexander County.
The short line railroad between Taylorsville and Statesville in Alexander County was built in 1887 and became known as the June Bug line. This article presents the line’s history and how it has changed over the years.
The past made tactile was defined individually and collectively. The evidence had been excavated in Piedmont counties such as Alexander and Lakes such as High Rock. Tangible proof was represented in artifacts such as arrowheads, pipes, scrapers, and beads.
Sites such as The History Museum of Burke County and Benjamin May-Lewis House offer information about North Carolina’s history. An experience of the state’s beautiful landscapes can be found in areas such as WRAL Azalea Gardens and Wiseman’s View. Entertainment and dining can be found at businesses such as Drexel Barber Shop and Chapel Hill’s Sup Dogs.