Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The North Carolina Booklet Vol. 12 Issue 1, July 1912
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In a January 1912 address given before a meeting of the Grand Lodge of North Carolina, lawyer and legislator Marshall DeLancey Haywood reviewed the contributions of North Carolina Masons to the Patriot movement. Particularly prominent figures included Colonel Joseph Montfort, Cornelius Harnett, and Joseph Leach.
In his 1791 diary, George Washington chronicled his travels through North Carolina. Beginning in Halifax, he visited Tarboro, Greenville, New Bern, Trenton, and Wilmington before proceeding into South Carolina. His return route in May took him through Camden, Charlotte, Salisbury and Salem.
This article recounts the efforts of North Carolina militia officer, Colonel William Shepperd to stop British raiders from terrorizing Orange Count western North Carolina in 1779.
This article explores the early history of Union County, from its beginnings as the Waxhaw Settlement through the middle of the 19th century. Numerous residents made contributions to the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and the American Civil War.
This article provides abstracts of eleven historic wills from Rowan County, North Carolina, dating from 1793 up to 1803. Also included is a transcription of the 1781 will of Revolutionary War officer William Lee Davidson.