Fayetteville, North Carolina: An All-American History

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Originally populated by Native Americans and settled by the Scottish, Fayetteville has a remarkable history that runs as deep as the Cape Fear River. In the 1700s, Fayetteville became the first state capital of North Carolina, hosting the convention that ratified the U.S. Constitution and the General Assembly session that chartered the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Discover how its stoic citizens survived everything from the Great Fire of 1831 to the battle scars of the Civil War, as local author and history enthusiast Emily Farrington Smith guides us through the storied history of this All-American City
ISBN: 9781609491840
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: North Carolina
Series: Brief History
Images: 42
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Emily Farrington Smith is a freelance writer and army brat who hails from Fayetteville, North Carolina, by way of Cincinnati, Ohio. She has lived in Fayetteville for most of her life and graduated from Fayetteville State University in 2008 with a degree in mass communication. Emily is passionate about southern history and loves getting lost in her hometown. She and her husband, Ash, live with their son, Bennett, in Haymount
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