Rita Wehunt-Black's Cherryville (Images of America) PDF

By Rita Wehunt-Black

Cherryville, initially known as White Pine, was once renamed for the cherry bushes lining the outdated put up street best into city. it's situated within the rolling hills of the Carolina Piedmont. The village was once spun from the barren region throughout the mid-1700s, whilst Scots-Irish and German immigrants settled the realm round Beaver Dam and Indian Creeks. those settlers introduced with them their languages, religions, tune, and customs. The German culture of capturing within the New yr with muskets and black powder maintains this present day after 250 years. the world was once a hotbed of Tory job in the course of the innovative battle, with Col. John Moore, the infamous Tory who used to be defeated on the conflict of Ramseur�s Mill, dwelling on Indian Creek. With the arrival of the railroad within the 1860s, the 1st cotton mill in 1891, and the foreign enterprise of Carolina Freight companies company in 1932, Cherryville has grown right into a refined, sleek town.

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