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South Carolina – here are some [rare pictures] of historic buildings and the beginning of secession

After the election of President Lincoln, citizens of Charleston, South Carolina held nightly meetings to decide the possibility of secession. Great mass meeting to endorse the call of the legislature of South Carolina for a state convention to discuss the question of secession from the Union, held at Institute Hall, Charleston, S.C. on Monday, Nov. […]

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Go back in time with these pictures of people and old houses from Rockingham County, North Carolina in the 1930s

Nestled in the ridge of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina, is the county of Rockingham. The county is also known as “North Carolina’s North Star.” Created on December 29, 1785 from Guilford County, it was named after Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, the British Prime Minister from 1765 and again in 1782. […]