Joseph Jefferson McDowell, (11/13/1800 – 1/17/1877) congressman, was born in Burke (now McDowell) County, the son of Joseph McDowell. Learn more about Joseph Jefferson McDowell at ncpedia.org
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William Wallis McDowell, merchant, Confederate soldier, and banker, was born at Pleasant Gardens in present-day McDowell County, the grandson of Revolutionary War hero Major Joseph McDowell. More about William Wallis McDowell at ncpedia.org
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I am posting a group of scanned images of postcards that I found in my Mother’s photos. Front top: N-672 Arrow Head Monument to First Settlers of Old Fort, N.C. Front bottom right: E-6490 Back top left: This arrow-head marks the site of the Old Fort from which the town Old Fort, North Carolina takes […]
Front top: 571:–T.V.A. Norris Dam and Lake on Clinch River, Tennessee Front bottom: Located about 20 miles from Knoxville, Tenn Back Left: (Partially eaten away) …heville Post Card Co., Asheville, N.C. Back top: T.V.A. Norris Dam and Lake on Clinch River The Norris Dam project is being built by the Tennessee Valley Authority (T.V.A.) […]
These postcards are from a packet titled “Mount Mitchell and Royal Gorge Section of Western North Carolina.” Description Front Back 1. Front top left: Mount Mitchell and Royal Gorge Section of Western North Carolina. Front top right: Postage 1 ½ c without message Back top: Sunset Scene in Royal Gorge, showing Highway No. 70 […]
I am posting a group of scanned images of postcards that I found in my Mother’s photos. Front: (no inscription) Back top left: 1-Biltmore Lodge Gate Photo Copyright by C.V.C. Biltmore House & Gardens Biltmore Estate Biltmore, NC Back center: Made in Switzerland by Atelier Graphique H. Vontobel, Freldmeilen Imported exclusively […]
William Calhoun Newland is one of several biographies posted on the NCPedia website.
Joseph McDowell is one of several biographies posted on the NCPedia website.