High Shoals, NC Now and Then
Melea Jimenz writes:
Many of you know Bob Rice and are aware that he is courageously battling kidney cancer. Bob grew up in High Shoals with my dad, Avery Tucker. My name is Melea-Tucker Jimenez. My dad Avery also courageously fought lung cancer and went to be with the Lord on September 10th of 2009. My mom is Martha Withers Tucker and my Grandparents are Robert & Rudy Tucker and Ralph & Olie Withers, all of High Shoals.
The Rice family lived one…Continue
D.A. Tompkins bought the land and water rights in 1892 to build the cotton mill which started production on October 1, 1901. This is a book that he wrote in 1899. The book goes into great detail from the development of the cotton mill village, the raw cotton, the building of the community, building the factory, and the shipping of the finished product world wide. It was reprinted by the Univerity of Michigan Library and can be viewed at the address below..
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This DVD is now available at Drums Florist in Lincolnton, NC. Many people have helped to put this project together from donating pictures to stories and information on High Shoals. David Foster was a great help in the project.
Jeffery Lynn Reed was also very helpful in donating his music to the project.
Thanks to all who worked on this window into the past.
Added by Steve D.Bailey on March 31, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments