Topics Related to Moore County

World War I soldier; aviator. Flew for France in Lafayette Escadrille. Killed in action, March 19, 1917. Lived 1 mi. W.

Artists, ushered old folk pottery tradition into the modern era. Est. in 1922 Jugtown Pottery 3 miles NE.

Thomas B. Tyson & W. T. Jones's factory produced horse-drawn vehicles sold across South, 1850s to 1920s. At peak made 3000 per year. Stood here.

Begun in 18th century by Chriscoe, Cole, Craven, Luck, McNeill, Owen, & Teague families living within 5 mile radius.

Early pastor for Scots in N.C.; chaplain for Loyalists at Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, 1776. First Presbyterian minister in Ontario. Lived 4 mi. S.

Gaelic poet. Emigrated from Scotland in 1774. Loyalist during the Revolution. His home stood 2 1/2 miles south.

Before going to battle of Moore's Creek Bridge, Feb., 1776, Tories of this area met in Cross Hill, at Alexander Morrison's home, 125 yards S.W.

State juvenile facility. Est. in 1918 to provide girls with educational and vocational training. Campus is 3 mi. south.

Author of Drums (1925), Marching On (1927), and other historical novels. Home, "Weymouth," now an arts center, 3/10 mi. E.

This street is the route of the Fayetteville-to-Salem plank road, a toll road 129 miles long, built 1849-54.