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Dire Straits

  DAVIDSON HISTORY The Civil War produced devastation across the South, and as Davidson College was an all-male institution, it suffered greatly during the war. According to Cornelia Shaw, 1039 young men from the classes of 1840 to 1869 fought in the war. In the years...

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All Aboard!

    DAVIDSON HISTORY In the early 1860s the railroad, in the form of the Atlantic, Tennessee and Ohio Railroad (AT&O) arrived in Davidson. The AT&O was incorporated in Tennessee in 1852 and in North Carolina in 1855, with the intention of connecting Charlotte...

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Early Transportation in Davidson

    DAVIDSON HISTORY   On January 20, 1857, Charlotte’s Western Democrat published an advertisement offering the Charlotte and Taylorsville Plank road for sale. According to ad, “The Road extends from Charlotte via Davidson College to Mt. Mourne, Iredell County,...

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