Category: North Carolina


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North Carolina Atlas & Gazetteer

By: Delorme Mapping Company

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Langenscheidt Publishing Group / DeLorme,

Edition: 10

North Carolina Atlas & Gazetteer is designed for travelers who want topographic map detail for outdoor recreation, sales and transportation and everyday travel. Contains back roads, recreation sites, hiking trails, campgrounds, golf courses, scenic drives, a guide to state and national park historic sites/museums, fishing, and ski areas. Includes a comprehensive index. View more info

MAP: North & South Carolina: 1889

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original,

Entitled New Railroad and County Map of North & South Carolina, this late 19th century map identifies counties, county seats, villages, and rail lines in both states. Many rivers and creeks are also identified. View more info

MAP: North and South Carolina: 1865

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original,

Our reprint of A.J. Johnson's 1865 original map shows rivers and swamps, as well as towns and settlements. Roads and railway lines are located, as are county boundaries. Includes an inset map of Charleston Harbor. View more info

NGS Research Guide: North Carolina

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

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Forsyth County (North Carolina)

By: Adelaide L. Fries

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc,

This small book gives a remarkably detailed history of the people and the establishment of Forsyth County, which is the home of Winston-Salem. This land had many owners as the result of a series of royal bequests, land patents and proprietorships. In 1753, Moravians came from Germany via Pennsylvania and began to settle on a tract of land that they called Wachovia. Other pioneers and settlements soon followed at Kernersville, Friedberg, Friedland and Hope. Eventually, to... View more info

Common Whites: Class and Culture in Antebellum North Carolina

By: Bill Cecil-Fronsman.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky, c1992

The "common whites," though they outnumbered the slaves and the elites, make up the least studied group in the Old South. This book takes us beyond stereotypes and misconceptions to a better understanding of a group of people often ignored by traditional history. Drawing on travelers' accounts, newspapers, folklore, analysis of census reports, and above all, oral history, the author has woven the individual threads of the culture into an in-depth analysis of thei... View more info

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Bute County, North Carolina Land Grant Plats and Land Entries

By: Brent H. Holcomb

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc,

Bute County was formed from Granville County in 1764, and abolished in 1779 to form Warren and Franklin Counties. During Bute County's brief existence there were 103 land grants issued, one tract entered and one plat made with no grant issued for it.The majority of this volume is comprised of facsimile reprints of original land grant plats that can be found at the archives in Raleigh, North Carolina. Plats and warrants exist for all grants (except file #12). All plats ar... View more info

The Mecklenburg Declaration: Its Origin, History and Actors with a Bibliography of Its Literature, and Explanatory Documents

By: Craig L. Heath

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Heritage Books,

Never before published, this book by the noted historian, Lyman C. Draper, examines in critical detail the controversy surrounding the alleged "Declaration of Independence" from Great Britain by the citizens of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, in May 1775. Was the entire matter a hoax? Draper looks at the scanty contemporaneous evidence, the questionable testimony of eyewitnesses taken many years after the event, and the reasoning and conflicting deductions of... View more info

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Sketches of Western North Carolina, Historical and Biographical

By: Cyrus L. Hunter

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc,

This work relates principally to the Revolutionary period in the western and southwestern half of the state, particularly in Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Rowan, Iredell, Lincoln, Gaston, Cleaveland, Burke and Wilkes counties, with some mention of the adjoining sections of South Carolina. Old-timers' recollections of former residents and local traditions combine with extracts from state and county archives for a well-rounded overview of the area. This book contains a considerab... View more info

History of Mecklenburg County [North Carolina] and the City of Charlotte from 1740 to 1903

By: D. A. Tompkins

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc,

This informative local history, originally published in two separate volumes between 1903 and 1904, is now available in an unabridged single-volume edition. The text is divided into a "narrative" section, providing a general overview of Mecklenburg County's history, and the appendix, which offers a more detailed look at a number of significant events that occurred in the county as well as a considerable body of genealogical data. Chapters cover a broad range of s... View more info

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North Carolina 1780-81: Being a History of the Invasion of the Carolinas by the British Army under Lord Cornwallis in 1780-81

By: David Schenck, LL.D

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Heritage Books,

Exciting narratives and battle maps are presented for each of the following significant engagements: Camden, King’s Mountain, Cowpens, Guilford Court-House, Hobkirk’s Hill and Eutaw Springs. During the course of the war, the North Carolina Legislature voted to raise several regiments of continental troops, six battalions of Minute Men and three Light Horse companies. The names of all of the officers for these units are listed here. View more info

1820 Federal Census North Carolina

By: Dorothy Williams Potter

Price: $53.00

Publisher: Heritage Books,

A census of more than usual merit, painstakingly thorough, this book lists over 78,000 heads of household and-with the additions-is believed to embody the most complete printed source material for the period. All fifty-six counties for which census enumerations have been preserved are included. Furthermore, tax lists for Wake and Franklin Counties are incorporated to compensate for the lost census records of those counties. This book is not just an index, but an alphabet... View more info

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The Highland Scots of North Carolina, 1732-1776

By: Duane Meyer

Price: $18.95

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press,

"Meyer addresses himself principally to two questions. Why did many thousands of Scottish Highlanders emigrate to America in the eighteenth century, and why did the majority of them rally to the defense of the Crown. . . . Offers the most complete and intelligent analysis of them that has so far appeared." --William and Mary QuarterlyUsing a variety of original sources -- official papers, travel documents, diaries, and newspapers -- Duane Meyer presents an im... View more info

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Portsmouth the Way It Was: Island History, Volume III

By: Ellen F. Cloud

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Heritage Books,

Portsmouth, The Way It Was follows Ocracoke Lighthouse and Old Salt in the Island History series. A small, now uninhabited island southwest of Ocracoke Island, Portsmouth was once a thriving seaport serving the North Carolina coast. An account of the early history of the island offers information never before documented. Records of the effects of storms, wars, occupation of Federal forces during the Civil War, and claims to the government for losses during this war, are ... View more info

North Carolina Extant Voter Registrations of 1867

By: Frances Holloway Wynne

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Heritage Books,

Alphabetical by county and township. View more info