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Click to enlargeGuilford County:<br>A Brief History

Alexander R. Stoesen

Located in the Piedmont, Guilford County is North Carolina's most industrialized county and the state's third most populous county.

This book surveys Guilford's history from its formation in 1771 to the 1990s. Chapters are arranged chronologically: "Origins to 1830", "1830-1870", "1870-1920", "1920-1960", and "1960-1990s". Topics discussed in each chapter include important persons and events, government, education, economics, public health, daily life, and transportation.

Forty-one black-and-white illustrations enhance the text.

Paperbound. Pp. 89. Illus. Index. (2nd printing, 2000)

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