DAVIDSON HISTORY

The Automotive Age

  DAVIDSON HISTORY 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 history of Davidson, the first...

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Davidson Hits the Gridiron

  DAVIDSON HISTORY What is known as American football began shortly after the Civil War when students at some eastern colleges invented a new game by combining elements of rugby and soccer. In 1867 Princeton students established the first rules for the game, and in...

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