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    Bethania
    NC
    Bethania was North Carolina’s first planned Moravian settlement.
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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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    Hildebran
    NC
    First known as “Switch,” because of a railroad switch, Hildebran was later named after Solomon Hildebrand, who lived nearby.
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    Jonesville
    NC
    The Yadkin River separates Jonesville from Elkin. When a covered bridge was built across the river in 1872, it was hailed as the longest suspension bridge in the world.
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    Brevard
    NC
    Begun in 2002, the Brevard sculpture project is a fascinating addition to downtown and is a great way to acquaint yourself with the indigenous animals that abound in the southern Appalachian mountains.
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    Franklinton
    NC
    When federal agents dumped about 10,000 gallons of illegal whiskey on the ground following a raid in February 1959, they didn’t realize it would run into the town reservoir. The “white lightning in the water supply” brought much publicity to Franklinton.
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    Summerfield
    NC
    Brittain Store, now the Summerfield Town Hall, was built in the 1870s by George J. Smith. William Parrish donated it to the town and it was restored in the 1990s.
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    Edenton
    NC
    The famous Edenton Tea Party occurred on October 25, 1774.
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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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    Pineville
    NC
    Birthplace of James K. Polk, the 11th President of the United States.

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