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Muslim slave & scholar. African born, he penned autobiography in Arabic. 1831. Lived in a Bladen County and worshipped with local Presbyterians.
The rock base beneath Iron Mike has its own story. In July 1942 over 5,000 men arrived at Camp Toccoa for training as a new type of soldier, a Paratrooper. Over the next few years over 17,000 soldiers of the 501st, 506th, 511th, and the 517th Para…
Duncan McLeran constructed this two-story Federal-style dwelling in 1797. In 1820, the property was sold and remodeled to accommodate the Bank of the United States, the first federal bank in North Carolina. The house is named for John Sanford, a c…
Highsmith Hospital opened in 1901 on Green Street in downtown Fayetteville as the first private hospital in North Carolina. In 1926 the hospital was relocated to the corner of Hay Street and Bradford Avenue. The hospital opened on its present site…
Across the street is the Hale-Williams House, notable for the variety of architectural styles it incorporates as well as for the prominence of its builder, Edward Jones Hale. Hale bought this property in 1847 and constructed the house in the 1850s…
The courses of lighter colored brick found in this brick pad represent foundations uncovered while preparing the area for construction. The walls were part of the main arsenal building which was started in 1838 and completed in fall of 1839. The b…
Invading North Carolina, Sherman's army occupied Fayetteville, Mar. 11-14, 1865, destroying the Confederate Arsenal, which stood 1 mile W.
This bridge dedicatedin memory ofLenox Eugene Plummer1914 - 1979Fayetteville City Councilmemberfor twenty four yearswho encouraged this city to"Always feed everyoneout of the same spoon" John W. Hurley, MayorCity CouncilJ. L. Dawkins · M…
1. Cool SpringCool Spring is located on the south bank of Cross Creek, which winds its way through downtown Fayetteville. The spring was the primary soucre of water first for Native Americans and subsequently for the European pioneers. It was the …
[Thistle symbol] Commemorating the settlementof the Upper Cape Fear by theHighland Scotch Two Hundredth Anniversary