August 13, 2020

Tag: The Mecklenburg Declaration

The First American Declaration of Independence

Tony Crumbley

The First American
Declaration of Independence

On December 11, 1762, the county of Mecklenburg was formed in North Carolina, to take effect February 1, 1763. In 1766 the first courthouse was built in the town of Charlotte. The town was named for Queen Charlotte (1713-1784), the wife of

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