Remembering Norcross : Nuggets of Nostalgia

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-06-24
  • Publisher: History Pr
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Longtime Norcross resident Sally Toole invites you on a nostalgic journey through the city's past. Named not for the founder but for his best friend, Norcross has maintained a welcoming spirit since its incorporation over one hundred years ago. Discover the days when the railroad was first placed atop old Indian trails and Atlanta residents escaped by train to their favorite summer resort. Find out why Norcross boasted more professional baseball players per capita than any other town in the United States. Colorful characters and heartwarming stories will remind residents and visitors alike why Norcross is a town that you never want to leave.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. 7
Introductionp. 9
Feathers and Firewaterp. 11
Shingles and Feathers-A Specialtyp. 15
Northern Aggressionp. 23
Running Rails over Indian Trailsp. 29
A Mirror of the Pastp. 35
Holy Rowp. 57
Atlanta's Favorite Summer Resortp. 61
Apple Pie, Baseball and Norcrossp. 65
Brothers in Baseballp. 69
Bottle Caps and Broomsticks, Nulling Tops and Taw Linesp. 75
Storefrontsp. 81
Shootoutsp. 87
Hope Wells from Slavery's Shacklesp. 93
From Books to Bandages to Bazaarsp. 103
Pioneer Paeanp. 109
A Simple Storyp. 113
Pasture Golfp. 115
Home Shinep. 117
Apothecaries and Cemeteriesp. 123
About the Authorp. 127
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