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Alamance County Historical Museum
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Alamance County, North Carolina
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  • Antebellum North Carolina: Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina in the antebellum period (1830–1860). Topics include slavery, daily life, agriculture, industry, technology, and the arts, as well as the events leading to secession and civil war. (Page 4.7)

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1837 photograph of the Alamance Cotton Mill.

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Alamance Cotton Mill, as it appeared in 1837 shortly after construction. The mill was built by Edwin M. Holt, a pioneer of the Southern textile industry.