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By Don Bolden

The Glencoe Cotton Mill and its village have a narrative similar to that of alternative nineteenth- and 20th-century mill groups around the South. The mill operated from 1880 till 1954, and its staff lived in mill homes and shopped on the corporation shop. After it closed, the neighborhood pale into vacant homes, rutted streets, and weed-covered homes. not like different turbines, even though, Glencoe chanced on a spark of latest existence. humans drawn to its history�headed via Graham resident Sarah Rhyne�joined jointly to determine the valuables declared a countrywide historical web site. paintings reclaimed the mill and preserved it for the longer term. maintenance North Carolina helped, as did a couple of contributors from the realm, and lifestyles back. a few of the mill homes were bought and restored and at the moment are domestic to a brand new iteration of citizens. The cloth history Museum occupies the outdated office-store development and, with its screens, indicates the heritage of Glencoe and southern textiles in general.

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