The Ugly Club

Search for: DAVIDSON HISTORY The Ugly Club One of the highlights of the 1869 commencement at Davidson College might be a bit surprising to modern readers. According to the July 8 edition of the Yorkville Enquirer, a group called the Ugly Club held a celebration on the...

The Automotive Age

Search for: DAVIDSON HISTORY The Automotive Age The automotive age arrived fairly early in Davidson. The first steam powered automobiles in the United States were produced by the Locomobile Company, founded in New England in 1899. According to Mary Beaty’s...