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At or near this placeever since known as"Liberty Point"was promulgated inJune 1775,by patriots of the Cape FearA Declaration of Independenceof the British Crown.
Declaration of Independence June 20, 1775[R…
This area is where most woodworking operations took place. It was also known as the carpenter's shop. Wagon and gun carriage wheels, as well as other wooden parts, were made here.
The lighter brick in this pad outlines the foundations of two shops, the smiths and the forging and casting. These shops were built simultaneously between 1839 and 1842. During Confederate occupation, these shops, along with the engine house, were…
The engine house received its first engine in 1859 and served as the power source for the smith and gun carriage shops.
This was the last of the four arsenal towers to be built. In the original plans, this tower was to be the guard and prison rooms.
First African American to serve in Congress, he represented Mississippi in Senate, 1870-1871. Born in Fayetteville.
William R. Davie's bill to charter the University was adopted by the General Assembly meeting nearby, Dec. 11, 1789.
Built on site of the "State House," burned 1831, where the North Carolina Convention of 1789 ratified the Federal Constitution.
Fayetteville was the focal point for five plank roads, chartered 1849-52. The longest was built to Bethania, 129 miles northwest.
Colonial village and trading center, merged in 1778 with town of Campbelton and in 1783 renamed Fayetteville.