Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 43 Issue 12, May 1976
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Glassy Mountain, a spur of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is located in Flat Rock, North Carolina and is a popular site for hikers wishing to visit the Connemara Trails in Henderson County. The author presents some of the area's historical highlights and things to do near the mountain.
This article details a skirmish between Patriots and Tories during the American Revolutionary War in 1780. Taking place at Ramsour’s Mill in Lincoln County, about 400 Patriots defeated 1200 Tories.
The author provides the history of one family’s migration from their home in Hawfields, Alamance County, to Arkansas in 1852. John Mebane Allen kept detailed notes on his family’s migration, providing historians with a window into the past in the mid-1800s.
Early in the settlement of North Carolina, indigo was an exciting and valuable crop for colonists. This article discusses the history and importance of the crop and methods of production.