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    Wilkes County (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) (Paperback) By (author) Misty Bass, By (author) Christy Earp, By (author) Jennifer L Pena

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    DescriptionHardy pioneers settled this area of the North Carolina backcountry in the 18th century. Perhaps best known for illegal whiskey and stock car racing, Wilkes County heritage also lies in agriculture and industry. Farmers toiled the land while industrialists and merchants built houses, businesses, railroads, and services in the county's three municipalities: Wilkesboro, North Wilkesboro, and Ronda. Major corporations Lowe's and Holly Farms were born here. Americana music is a staple of local culture, with popular festivals like MerleFest drawing international acclaim to the area. The enduring folkways and down-home values of this rural community have long made Wilkes County a place where the roots of family and history run deep.


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    Title
    Wilkes County
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Misty Bass, By (author) Christy Earp, By (author) Jennifer L Pena
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 127
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780738553085
    ISBN 10: 0738553085
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036120
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T General Subject: 430
    Ingram Theme: GEOG/NCAROL
    Libri: I-HS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036010
    DC21: 975.682
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 975.6/82
    LC classification: F262.W6 B37 2007
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 975.682
    Illustrations note
    illustrations
    Publisher
    Arcadia Publishing (SC)
    Imprint name
    Arcadia Publishing (SC)
    Publication date
    07 November 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Charleston, SC