McDowell County NC

Military Info

The internet is packed full of information about the war, its history, its heroes, campaigns, memorials and much more.  Searching sites is the most difficult, for several reasons. The site may or may not be indexed. If it is not indexed it is more difficult to search, but is not impossible. On Windows, the keystroke […]

Maps of McDowell County, NC

The maps at the USGenWeb Archives Maps Library are great visuals for counties lines and in what time period. This will help you locate where you should search for a particular reside during a particular time period. In reviewing some of these North Carolina maps from the UNC Library collection, I noticed names of “homesteads”, creeks and mountains […]

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 […]