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The Moravians in Georgia, 1735-1740

By: Adelaide L. Fries

Price: $29.00

Publisher: CC: (1905)

Seller ID: 2080-102

ISBN: 0806301546

Condition: 252 pages, (1905), 2003, 252 pp., illus., paper, CC


252 pages, (1905), 2003, 252 pp., illus., paper, CC View more info

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Forsyth County (North Carolina)

By: Adelaide L. Fries

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1898)

Seller ID: F1236

ISBN: 0788412361

Condition: 150 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1898), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 150 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This small book gives a remarkably detailed history of the people and the establishment of Forsyth County, which is the home of Winston-Salem. This land had many owners as the result of a series of royal bequests, land patents and proprietorships. In 1753, Moravians came from Germany via Pennsylvania and began to settle on a tract of land that they called Wachovia. Other pioneers and settlements soon followed at Kernersville, Friedberg, Friedland and Hope. Eventually, townships were formed, civic groups convened, and a tract was chosen on which to build a county courthouse. Leading citizens ar... View more info