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Rogers recounts the life of Michael Schenck, who moved from Pennsylvania to Lincoln County in North Carolina around 1790. He established himself as a merchant and is credited with building the state's first cotton mill in 1813.
Michael Schenck built the first cotton mill south of the Potomac River near Lincolnton in 1813. Lawrence summarizes how cotton manufacturing expanded in the state from that point.