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100 Events that Shaped the City

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In celebration of the magazine’s golden anniversary was acknowledging100 events, spanning over two centuries, which affected Charlotte. Included was George Washington’s visit (1791); gold’s discovery (1799); James K. Polk’s election as president (1845); Charlotte Female Institute’s founding (1857); Charlotte becoming a music recording hub (1936-1940); NoDa arts district’s founding (1990s); the election of Pat McCrory, the first Charlotte mayor to become governor (2012); election of Vi Lyle, the first black female to become mayor (2017).