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View Resource Shelby, North Carolina

Located west of Charlotte, the town of Shelby has a great deal of history. The town is perhaps best known as the headquarters of the "Shelby Dynasty" which had considerable government influence for several decades during the first half of the 20th century. The town was named after Colonel Issac Shelby, an officer in the Revolutionary War, and was established as the county seat in 1843. This travel...
View Resource Preservation North Carolina

Preservation North Carolina was created in 1939, and works to promote and protect the buildings and landscape of the Tarheel State. The organization has five regional offices across the state and visitors can learn about their ambitious mission and work on this well-designed site. Here visitors can make their way through Events, In the News, and Features. This last area offers visitors insights...

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