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    Morrisville
    NC
    Known as “The Heart of the Triangle.”
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    Zebulon
    NC
    The Wakelon School Building was built in1909 and was the first school in eastern Wake County. Today it is the Zebulon Municipal Complex.
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    Fairmont
    NC
    Fairmont was known as the “biggest little tobacco market in the world” during the 1950s.
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    Yadkinville
    NC
    In January 28, 1851, an act was passed to establish a county seat for Yadkin County. A 50-acre tract located at the center of the county was selected as the site of the new town.
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    Jamestown
    NC
    The Oakdale Cotton Mill in Jamestown is the oldest textile mill in continuous operation in the United States.
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    Lincolnton
    NC
    Thomas Jonathan Jackson, later the Confederate general known as Stonewall Jackson, married Anna Morrison on July 16, 1857 in her home in Lincolnton.
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    Tobaccoville
    NC
    Tobaccoville was named for a plug chewing tobacco factory owned and operated in the 1870s. The Orrender Tobacco Factory was the principal landmark in the area, and the name "Tobaccoville" was suggested for the post office.
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    Kings Mountain
    NC
    Kings Mountain takes its name from the Revolutionary battle fought five miles south, thus bringing meaning to the town’s motto, "The Historical City." This battle was very important in early American history, being proclaimed "the turning point."
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    Lillington
    NC
    Was named for John Alexander Lillington, an officer from North Carolina during the Revolutionary War who fought in the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge in 1776 and served as brigadier general in the state militia.
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    New Bern
    NC
    In 1893, New Bern drug store owner Caleb Bradham invented “Brad’s Drink,” a blend of carbonated water, sugar, pepsin, kola nut extract, vanilla and “rare oils.” On August 28, 1898, Caleb renamed his drink “Pepsi-Cola."

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