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  • The Birth of a Mill Town Kannapolis, NC

    The Birth of a Mill Town Kannapolis, NC


    Early this month Postcard History contributor, Tony Crumbley plied the history that James W. Cannon created when he built the world’s largest textile mill in a town he created: Kannapolis, North Carolina. Tony returns today with another fascinating account of the town around the mill.

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Past Article

Ray Hahn
The American camp meetings of the 1890s through the 1950s were good fits into the hard-scrabble life of that era. Many areas lacked traditional churches and there were few other diversions. John Davis was one such evangelist; he called his meetings, campaigns! For those who wanted spiritual experiences, it was Davis who provided them using the teachings of Jesus, the Golden Rule, and the Ten Commandments in his sermons.

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