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Prior to the passing of sailing vessels in the early 1900s there was a type of vessel known as a ram. Barge like bodies equipped with sails, rams plied rivers and sounds without the aid of tug boats. Flat bottomed vessels, approximately 125 feet in length, rams drew very little water and excelled in narrow waterways.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 18, Jan 1955, p13, 17, il
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Settled by the Scotch-Irish during the mid-18th-century and located in the southern piedmont region of the state, Gaston County is best known for industry. Gaston ranks 6th in the state for population, with 110,836 people in 358 square miles of land.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 18, Jan 1955, p18-30, il, map
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Drowning Bear, the principal chief of the Qualla Native Americans, petitioned the president to remain in North Carolina during the widespread Indian removal of 1808. Granted permission to remain east of the Mississippi, Drowning Bear organized his community and imposed regulations against unsavory activities.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 18, Jan 1955, p12, 17
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13332
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Discussing legislative personnel changes in the General Assembly of North Carolina, Goerch discusses Tam Bowie, Turner Grant, the Kennel Club, and the numerous adjustments made in state government.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 18, Jan 1955, p10-11, il
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Gaston County, formed in 1846, was named for William Gaston (1778-1844), a member of Congress and a judge on the North Carolina Supreme Court. Pleasants provides brief historical summaries on the towns comprising Gaston County: Bessemer City, Belmont, Mount Holly, Cherryville, Dallas, Stanley, Cramerton, East Gastonia, Lowell, McAdenville, High Shoals, Lucia, Crowder, Dellview, and Ranlo.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 18, Jan 1955, p31-41, il
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