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Western Piedmont Adventures

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The western Piedmont region, which includes Mecklenburg County, where gold was first found in the nation, offers visitors many attractions. Proponents of barbecue say the state's best comes from this region. Furniture, granite, ceramic arts, and sonkers are in the area. Gery describes four places to visit: Boone's Cave Park in Davidson County, a 100-acre parks that is part of the Yadkin-Pee Dee River Trail; Oakboro in Stanly County, a town of 1,200 residents intent on preserving their small town atmosphere; Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge, Anson and Richmond counties, established in 1963 as a haven for wildlife; and Historic Danbury in Stokes County, a town rich in local history.
Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 38 Issue 4, Apr 2006, p59-63, il, map