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After the Civil War, John T. Patrick, North Carolina State Commissioner for Immigration, was ordered to seek ways to bring settlers into the state to help bolster the nearly non-existent economy wrecked by the war. He chose to build a town in the Moore County Sandhills. Huttenhauser describes the project, which, because of the obstacles the location presented, was called at the time Patrick's Folly. The was named Southern Pines.
Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1978, p30-35, 44, il