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for The State Vol. 5 Issue 6, July 1937
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The Pettigrew family was one of the state's more historic names. Their ancestors moved to America from France, Ireland, and Scotland and settled in the state in 1740. Two more distinguished members included Reverend Charles Pettigrew and General Johnston Pettigrew. Reverend Charles Pettigrew was a noted orator and advocate of peace. His descendant Johnston became a worthy Civil War general who led troops in the Battle of Gettysburg where he was mortally wounded.
Henderson describes the new Appalachian Parkway and its tentative route that will open up the scenic value of western North Carolina to both residents and tourists.
Goerch recounts one of the most interesting and sensational business careers ever seen in North Carolina--James Spencer Love, head of Burlington Mills, Inc., which is headquartered in Greensboro.