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  • Tags: Wilkes County

111_tape490_1_RobertProffit_transcript_A.pdf
Robert Proffit talks about Meat Camp's early history from the first settler John Green in 1788. Over the next few decades, people began to trickle in to Western North Carolina. He talks about the first churches in the area: Hopewell Methodist Church…

111_tape74_Mr&MrsJimGreer_1973_06_11M001.pdf
James Calvin Greer was born in Triplett, NC in 1908. Vera Greer was born in Caldwell County in 1913.

Mr. and Mrs. Greer both recall very hard childhoods and growing up in the Triplett area. Mr. Greer worked at the local sawmill during the Great…

105_vol68_1928_0806_1928_1110R.pdf
Andrew Jackson Greene kept this diary from August 6th through November 10th, during the year of 1928. Each day, Greene recorded entries about the weather, community events, friends and family visits. He also included entries devoted to Appalachian…

105_Vol164_1942_0622_1942_0811R.pdf
This diary was recorded by Andrew Jackson Greene from June 22 through August 11, 1942. Greene’s writings are a collection of weather records and travel records and personal reflections about each day. He recorded where he walked to each day and who…
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