Edgecombe County: Along the Tar River, North Carolina (Making of America Series)

Edgecombe County: Along the Tar River, North Carolina (Making of America Series)

by Monika S. Fleming
     
 

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Edgecombe County, in the coastal plains of North Carolina along the Tar River, was once home to the Tuscarora tribes and was founded by English immigrants from Virginia. The county swelled as an agricultural center in the cotton and textile industries, bolstered by a wealth of lumber and sustained by a thriving inland river port and railroad. Though the residents… See more details below

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Edgecombe County, in the coastal plains of North Carolina along the Tar River, was once home to the Tuscarora tribes and was founded by English immigrants from Virginia. The county swelled as an agricultural center in the cotton and textile industries, bolstered by a wealth of lumber and sustained by a thriving inland river port and railroad. Though the residents struggled through natural, industrial, and economic upheaval, their courage and fortitude endured these hardships and unified their community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738524122
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
06/01/2003
Series:
Making of America Series
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,397,097
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.43(d)

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