James McNeely and the State Archives of North Carolina

The State Archives of North Carolina website is a treasure chest of information. The site describes the State Archives, a part of the NC Department of Cultural Resources, as functioning to collect, preserve and make available for the public to use historical material. Searchable databases such as the Manuscript and Archives Records System (MARS catalog) […]


McDowell county is divided into eleven townships: Crooked Creek Dysartville, Nebo North Cove Montford Cove Pleasant Gardens Woodlawn-Sevier Sugar Hill Old Fort Marion Glenwood The county seat is Marion. The other town in the county is Old Fort. I am looking for history for each of the communities, their churches, fire departments and schools. If you […]