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Devastated western N.C. and western Piedmont; destroyed homes, crops, mills, bridges. Ten lives lost, July 16, in washout of trestle 1 mile south.
Established 1764. Rev. Humphrey Hunter, the first minister, arrived in 1796. Moved to present site, 2 mi. NW, in 1956.
Roman Catholic. Liberal arts coeducational college. Founded, 1876, by Order of St. Benedict. One mile north.
Engineer and inventor. Pioneered advances in textile mill air conditioning. Home 3 mi. SW.
Erected In Honor Of
All Who Served In World War II
And Dedicated To
The Everlasting Memory Of Those
Who Gave Their Lives.
Major in Revolution, leader of Lincoln County forces at the battle of Kings Mountain, 1780, where he was killed. His home stood nearby.