history

Historical Review: Mt. Hebron Wesleyan Church by Mrs. Mary K. Burgin

Historical Review by Mrs. Mary K. Burgin, December 28, 1975 I have fond memories of the Old Church and Sunday school.  It was established in the late twenties.  My Dad, Henry J. Knupp and stepmother Sally Solomon Knupp, attended this church until his death in 1935.  Granny Sally, as we called her, was teacher of […]

Historical Sketch: Mt. Hebron Wesleyan Church by Mr. Clifford Knupp (1996)

Mt. Hebron Wesleyan Church Historical Sketch by Mr. Clifford Knupp Organized in 1913 with Rev. G. A. Pegram as the first pastor with twenty-seven charter members.  The church used the facilities of the MT. Hebron Collegiate Bible Institute.  These facilities were used into the 1920’s until a new structure was built on adjoining property.  The […]

Mt. Hebron Wesleyan Church Historical Review

Crooked Creek Community in Old Fort, North Carolina The year was 1895, when Cherry Springs Baptist Church moved to the site opposite the current Crooked Creek Fire Department.  On this current site, stood the Cherry Springs Community Building across from Bethel Methodist Church.  Because of this move the people of Mt. Hebron Community could not […]

Townships

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 […]