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15076
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Old cotton mills, old houses, and interesting historical events combine to make Nash County an attractive section of the State to visit. Cotton mills abound in Rocky Mount, and General Cornwallis made his way through Nash County on the way to Virginia, and there is a homestead in Nash County that is over 200 years old, built in 1735.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 30, Dec 1940, p1-4, 22-23, f
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23151
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The Twin County Museum and Hall of Fame preserves and presents the history of Edgecombe and Nash counties, while also celebrating important community members.
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39014
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William Skipwith Mearns , an Edgecombe County native, was a herbalist, attorney and legislator, representing Nash County in the Constitutional Conventions of 1788 and 1789. He was named as the first Registrar of Deeds in Nash County.
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39527
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Counties like Nash and Edgecombe, historically agrarian, have been developing a strong manufacturing base in the past few decades. Generating economic and job growth for towns like Rocky Mount and Tarboro are industrial recruiters like Carolinas Gateway Partnership, companies like Tyson Foods, Inc., and projects like the Carolina Connector intermodal rail terminal.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 37 Issue 8, August 2017, p90, 92, 94, 96, 98-101 Periodical Website