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The State of Franklin

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Hart recounts an unusual and little-remembered incident in the early history of North Carolina. In 1784, residents in the western part of the state felt isolated from the eastern section because of the Appalachian Mountains and formed their own state called Franklin.
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 8, Jan 2009, p28-30, 32, il, map