Person County Past: Tales from the Central Piedmont

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The History Press, 2006 - History - 123 pages
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Person County, nestled in the hills of North Carolina's Central Piedmont, has a rich history that teems with the stories of the fascinating characters who have made their home in the area through the generations. These unique residents and their exploits are revealed in this captivating collection of historical vignettes, compiled by Person County writer and historian Phyliss Boatwright.
  

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A Brief History of Person County
9
The Father of Roxboro
13
True Hometown Hero
19
Where Enos Came From
24
A Modern Woman for All Time
28
A Small Place with Lots Going On
33
Forgotten Villages
37
Not Mean Just a Little Devilish
40
The Beams and Bethel Hill
74
Cuningham with One N
77
The Doctor Who Funded Schools and Delivered a Powerful Message
80
Elko Dairy and Foushee Barn
84
The Ghosts of Cothrans Inn
87
Titanic Dedication
90
Person County Training School
92
Baseball Team and More
95

Miss Mollys Matchmaking
44
And Then There Was One
47
Honestest and Bravest
52
Written and Oral Histories
56
Sapon the Warrior
62
The Tie That Binds
66
Little People Who Were Big on Life and Love
70
The Kirbys and Person County Entertainment
98
A Place Called Wolf
103
20 Basketball Game Put Person County on National and International Maps
107
Hagers Mountain Bethel Hill and Woodsdale
110
The Community of Push
118
Van Hook Subscription School
121
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