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One of the finest surviving federal style houses in Gaston County. Built as the seat of a 356 acre plantation. Part of the Ancestral Hoyle Family Lands. Listed on the local & National Register of Historic Places.
On this site c.1874 structures existed to provide for the upkeep of the less fortunate, an imposing structure for its time and purpose, it gives physical and concrete evidence of the caring qualities of the people of Gaston County.
This building with the West addition served as the Gaston County Jail until 1911 when the County seat was moved to Gastonia. The Sheriff and his family had living quarters on the first floor. The second floor still contains the main cell block.
Built by Dr. J.F. Smyre This building was sold in 1851 to Ely Pasour, State Legislator, Postmaster and First Mayor of Dallas. The northern addition was used as a classroom for privately tutoring boys. The granite upping block near the street wa…
Hotel provided lodging for visitors to town and court sessions, and for male students of the original Gaston College. Jury was sequestered on the third floor "Bull Pen." Daniel Hoffman was the builder, Jonas Hoffman, Second proprietor, struc…
Built as a General Store with living quarters upstairs by cotton manufacturing industry pioneer Moses H. Rhyne this structure also served as a Post Office and as a site of County Court during rebuilding of the Court House damaged by fire in 1874.
This Monument is given bythe town of Dallas and the Dallas Jaycees andis Dedicated to the memory of the brave young men of Dallas who Sacrificed their lives in the Vietnam Conflict. Jerry L. Addis, U.S. Army, Jun 24, 1969Roy Neal Burris, U.S. M…
(Front):Confederate SoldiersmonumentOn these grounds between 1861-1865over 1500 men from Gaston Countyanswered the call of their State andCounty to Defend the South in theWar between the States.(Back):Co. 1-11 87th NC MilitiaCo. M 16th NC TroopsCo…
On This square was located the Courthouse of Gaston County from 1847 until the County seat was moved to Gastonia in 1911. The first structure, built of logs, was replaced by a brick building in 1848. The interior of this latter building, together …
As President of the University of North Carolina from 1956-86, he developed it into a 16 campus system and a national model. Respected nationwide for his compassion, vision, leadership and integrity. Born July 13, 1920 to Lathan and Beth Friday, g…