Edgecombe County: Along the Tar River, North Carolina (Making of America Series) by Monika S. Fleming, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Edgecombe County:: Along the Tar River

Edgecombe County:: Along the Tar River

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

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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:
9781439613979
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/18/2012
Series:
Making of America
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
File size:
24 MB
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