Cover of: Centennial history of Alamance County, 1849-1949 by Walter E. Whitaker

Contributors

  • Introduction
    Staley A. Cook

Centennial history of Alamance County, 1849-1949

Published by Alamance County Historical Association in Burlington, N.C .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction xiii
Preface xv
Chapter 1 The Wilderness 1
Chapter 2 The Promised Land 13
Chapter 3 Light In The Wilderness 27
Chapter 4 The Gathering Storm 45
Chapter 5 "Fire and Be Damned!" 57
Chapter 6 "Good Seed Sown In Good Ground" 69
Chapter 7 Ante-Bellum Alamance 79
Chapter 8 The New County 89
Chapter 9 E.M. Holt And The Cotton Mill 97
Chapter 10 The Coming Of The Iron Horse 105
Chapter 11 The War Years 113
Chapter 12 The Aftermath 123
Chapter 13 Growing Pains 133
Chapter 14 The New Era 145
Chapter 15 Two Governors 153
Chapter 16 Business And Industry 163
Chapter 17 Agriculture 177
Chapter 18 Education 189
Chapter 19 The Growth Of Services 217
Chapter 20 Civic And Cultural Life 237
Chapter 21 Recent Years 247
Prospectus 254
Bibliography 255
Index 265

Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: Burlington, N.C. : Burlington Chamber of Commerce, 1949.

Ill. on lining papers.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 255-258.

The Physical Object

Pagination xvii, 270 p. :
Number of pages 270

ID Numbers

Open Library OL25484709M
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