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Greensboro, North Carolina (Then and Now Series)
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Greensboro, North Carolina (Then and Now Series)

by Lynn Salsi
 

Before the Civil War, diverse groups brought their skills to the wild back country and formed the first population of Greensboro amid forests and farmland. The rapid growth of railroads, industry, and educational institutions contributed to the ongoing development of a modern city.

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Before the Civil War, diverse groups brought their skills to the wild back country and formed the first population of Greensboro amid forests and farmland. The rapid growth of railroads, industry, and educational institutions contributed to the ongoing development of a modern city.

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Greensboro is the third-largest city in North Carolina and can justifiably boast of one of the richest histories in the region. Lynn Salsi, a former North Carolina Historian of the Year, contributes a fascinating addition to Arcadia's popular Then & Now pictorial series.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738543628
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Series:
Then and Now Series
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
1,348,717
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Lynn Salsi has lived in Greensboro for 22 years and is an award-winning author of 14 books on North Carolina history. Here she offers a ref lection on the dynamic changes that have shaped Greensboro throughout time.

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