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By Monika S. Fleming

Edgecombe County, within the coastal plains of North Carolina alongside the Tar River, used to be domestic to the Tuscarora tribes and used to be based by means of English immigrants from Virginia. The county swelled as an agricultural middle within the cotton and cloth industries, reinforced via a wealth of lumber and sustained through a thriving inland river port and railroad. notwithstanding the citizens struggled via normal, commercial, and financial upheaval, their braveness and fortitude persisted those hardships and unified their community.

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