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Cotton Mill Colic vs. the Land of the Sky: From Gastonia to Asheville

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The nearly two dozen posts I have published so far have focused on the Whisnant family, the first of whom entered the North Carolina Piedmont in the 1750s.  My Whisnant grandparents, Asbury and Ella, moved up the mountain to the so-called Land … Continue reading

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