Gaston County, North Carolina : A Brief History

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-03-15
  • Publisher: History Pr
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In this readable, skillfully researched volume, historian Rita Wehunt-Black rediscovers the rich heritage of Gaston County, from the original European settlements in the eighteenth century to the growth of mill villages in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and into the modern day.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 9
Acknowledgementsp. 11
Introductionp. 13
The Lay of the Landp. 15
The Scots-Irish and the Carolina Backcountryp. 19
Pathfinders, Pioneers and Patriotsp. 25
Iron Furnaces and Gold in Gaston Countyp. 41
Taking the Watersp. 49
The German Migrationp. 59
The Early Millsp. 83
It Takes a (Mill) Villagep. 91
Towns and Communities in Gaston Countyp. 113
Notesp. 145
Selected Bibliographyp. 151
Indexp. 155
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