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Courthouses and Courts of Early Granville County, NC By Leonard F. Dean
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In 1746, Granville County was created in colonial North Carolina as a frontier county to extend the English way of life to new settlers. This book is a local history of the formation and the... More > formative years of Granville County. The book focuses on the initial courthouses, courts, founding fathers, and its struggles during the early times. This history of the county’s first 18 years is told in 235 pages of words, pictures, drawings, documents, charts and index.< Less
Granville County North Carolina Gazetteer By Leonard F. Dean
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The Granville County North Carolina Gazetteer is a dictionary of current and historical places in and around the old Tarheel community of Granville County. The book defines from A to Z streams,... More > communities, homesteads, churches, roads, and many other locations of today and of yesteryear. Granville County was a pioneer county formed along the Virginia border in 1746 and initially was unbounded to the west. Over time the county has given-up significant land areas to other counties in the state. The gazetteer is particularly helpful to genealogist and local history buffs trying to grasp the geography of the area. It views places and events from the perspective of a native of the region. For several years an early edition of this book has been in use at the Granville County Library; it has been a frequent and well used resource.< Less