A History of Watauga County, North Carolina: With Sketches of Prominent Families

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Genealogical Publishing Com, 2002 - 364 pages
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Contents

CHAPTER I Several Forewords
ix
CHAPTER II Forerunners of Watauga
10
CHAPTER III Wataugas First Visitor
19
CHAPTER IV Daniel Boone
27
CHAPTER V During the Revolution
51
CHAPTER VI Three Forks Association
69
CHAPTER VII Order of the Holy Cross
76
CHAPTER VIII Ebenezer Fairchild
85
CHAPTER XI The Town of Boone
140
CHAPTER XII War Times and Afterwards
157
CHAPTER XIII Some ThriceTold Tales
184
CHAPTER XIV Some of Our ShowPlaces
207
CHAPTER XV Schools
241
CHAPTER XVI Gold and Other Mines
261
CHAPTER XVII Roads and Railroads
266
SKETCHES OF PROMINENT FAMILIES
277

CHAPTER IX Various Churches
95
CHAPTER X County History
112
INDEX
355
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