By Rita Wehunt-Black

ISBN-10: 0738568554

ISBN-13: 9780738568553

Cherryville, initially known as White Pine, used to be renamed for the cherry bushes lining the previous submit highway major into city. it truly is positioned within the rolling hills of the Carolina Piedmont. The village was once spun from the desert in the course of 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, song, and customs. The German culture of taking pictures within the New 12 months with muskets and black powder maintains this present day after 250 years. the realm was once a hotbed of Tory job throughout the progressive struggle, with Col. John Moore, the infamous Tory who used to be defeated on the conflict of Ramseur�s Mill, residing 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 vendors company in 1932, Cherryville has grown right into a subtle, smooth town.

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