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positioned simply south of the Carolina border within the scenic foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Cherokee County bargains the allure of small-town existence and kingdom dwelling with the benefit of within sight metropolitan components. In 1897, the 12 months of its founding, the county inherited a wealthy heritage that all started with the Cherokee Indians. domestic to 2 American progressive struggle websites, Cowpens nationwide Battlefield and Kings Mountain army Park, in addition to the Overmountain Victory nationwide path, it exists as a bevy of historic websites that date sooner than the county was once established.

Cherokee County will pay tribute to this community's decisive historical past and celebrates the neighborhood structure, company institutions, and citizens, either previous and current. old perspectives, coupled with informative textual content, spotlight the 1914 Carnegie Library, the fascinating railroad depot, the Limestone Quarry, and building of the towering smokestack of Gaffney production corporation. classic images depict downtown Gaffney, settled virtually a century sooner than Cherokee County grew to become a political entity, and old Blacksburg, often called Black Station sooner than 1888, whereas bringing to existence the evolution of the 1845 Limestone Springs woman highschool into the state's renowned Limestone collage of today.

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