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An ironic twist of fate has transformed the towering skeleton of a million dollar hotel on Jump-off Mountain near Hendersonville, North Carolina into a school building. Following the western North Carolina bonanza days of 1924-25, the half completed 13-story Fleetwood Hotel stood a constant reminder of a vanished dream. Four years ago a group of men pushed to the mountain top and began dismantling the structure, using pieces for new buildings for the Pisgah Institute, west of Asheville.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 45, Apr 1941, p27
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15129
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Chatham County is a great county but it could have been the greatest county in the state if it hadn't missed three golden opportunities including losing locations of: the state capitol to Wake County; the University of North Carolina to Chapel Hill because Chatham County had too many saloons; and the first railroad in the state was to have been built in Chatham, but farmers objected. Despite of all the might-have-been, Chatham is still a county of rich history.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 45, Apr 1941, p1-4, 21-23, f
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Iron mining was a one time a quite sizable industry in the Upper Cape Fear River region. There is a large body of rich ore particularly in Chatham County where numerous mills and blast furnaces took advantage of the many tributaries of the Cape Fear River.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 45, Apr 1941, p8-9, 20, f
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18198
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Lawrence profiles Judge John J. Parker of Monroe, who was appointed a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth District by President Calvin Coolidge in 1925.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 45, Apr 1941, p11, 26, 28, por
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