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Fact Friday 392 - Who was Dr. Ephraim Brevard?

Fact Friday 392 - Who was Dr. Ephraim Brevard?

Happy Friday! I'm sure many of you have been to Brevard Court (where the French Quarter is) or have driven on Brevard Street here in Charlotte. But have you ever...

Fact Friday 392 - Who was Dr. Ephraim Brevard?

Happy Friday! I'm sure many of you have been to Brevard Court (where the French Quarter is) or have driven on Brevard Street here in Charlotte. But have you ever...

Fact Friday 389 - The Mecklenburg Historical Society and Meck Dec Day

Fact Friday 389 - The Mecklenburg Historical So...

Happy Friday! Today's Fact Friday comes from the Mecklenburg Historical Society's website.  --- The Mecklenburg Historical Association (MHA) is dedicated to preserving and publicizing the history of Mecklenburg County through...

Fact Friday 389 - The Mecklenburg Historical So...

Happy Friday! Today's Fact Friday comes from the Mecklenburg Historical Society's website.  --- The Mecklenburg Historical Association (MHA) is dedicated to preserving and publicizing the history of Mecklenburg County through...

Fact Friday 344: Meck Dec Revisited! - Powered by the Charlotte Museum of History

Fact Friday 344: Meck Dec Revisited! - Powered ...

Happy Friday! And Meck Dec Day! Was one small county in North Carolina the first to declare independence from England in 1775? The legendary Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence continues to...

Fact Friday 344: Meck Dec Revisited! - Powered ...

Happy Friday! And Meck Dec Day! Was one small county in North Carolina the first to declare independence from England in 1775? The legendary Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence continues to...

Fact Friday 301 - Captain Jack's Ride to Philadelphia - Powered by the Charlotte Museum of History

Fact Friday 301 - Captain Jack's Ride to Philad...

Happy Friday! In the summer of 1775, 246 years ago, Captain James Jack found himself riding from Mecklenburg County to Philadelphia. The reason for making the nearly 560-mile ride on...

Fact Friday 301 - Captain Jack's Ride to Philad...

Happy Friday! In the summer of 1775, 246 years ago, Captain James Jack found himself riding from Mecklenburg County to Philadelphia. The reason for making the nearly 560-mile ride on...

Fact Friday 283 - The origin of the Mecklenburg County Seal and It's Designer

Fact Friday 283 - The origin of the Mecklenburg...

Happy Friday! The Mecklenburg County seal can be found on everything from letterhead to buildings. But what are all of those little images that make up the seal? And an...

Fact Friday 283 - The origin of the Mecklenburg...

Happy Friday! The Mecklenburg County seal can be found on everything from letterhead to buildings. But what are all of those little images that make up the seal? And an...

Fact Friday 247 - Meck Dec Day Reenactment

Fact Friday 247 - Meck Dec Day Reenactment

Happy Friday! Since we first started the Fact Friday series, we've featured several pieces on the history of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. But did you know that forty-five years...

Fact Friday 247 - Meck Dec Day Reenactment

Happy Friday! Since we first started the Fact Friday series, we've featured several pieces on the history of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. But did you know that forty-five years...