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During World War I Charlotte was the site of Camp Greene, a large military training camp. Recruits from all across the nation were sent there for training in preparation for possible overseas service. At its peak more than 60,000 soldiers lived on base.
In celebration of the magazine’s golden anniversary was acknowledging100 events, spanning over two centuries, which affected Charlotte. Included was George Washington’s visit (1791); gold’s discovery (1799); James K. Polk’s election as president (1845); Charlotte Female Institute’s founding (1857); Charlotte becoming a music recording hub (1936-1940); NoDa arts district’s founding (1990s); the election of Pat McCrory, the first Charlotte mayor to become governor (2012); election of Vi Lyle, the first black female to become mayor (2017).
; Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence
; Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
; Queens University of Charlotte
; Civil War
; Alexander, Annie Lowrie, 1864-1929
; Red Shirt Movement
; The Flood of 1916--Charlotte
; Camp Greene--History
; Graham, Billy
; Golden, Harry, 1902-1981
; Cash, W.J. (Wilbur Joseph), 1900-1941
; Hawkins, Reginald, 1923-2007
; Gantt, Harvey, 1943-
; McCrory, Patrick Lloyd, 1956-