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    • Confederate Monument

    • historical landmarks, courthouses, Pender County, NC
    • A landmark--Pender County's handsome courthouse is a backdrop for the monument recognizing the county's Confederate soldiers. The medallion identifies Major General William D. Pender, for whom the county was named. The monument was erected by the...
    • Moore's Creek Battleground, Pender County, NC.

    • Moore's Creek Battlefield, Pender County
    • One of the first battles of the American Revolution was fought at Moore's Creek (near Currie, NC, in Pender County) on February 27-28, 1776. It pitted local Patriots against Highland Scottish Loyalists. Former auditorium at Moore's Creek National...
    • Calvin Wright

    • Pender County (N.C.); Emergency workers; Volunteer fire fighters
    • Calvin Wright stands in front of a Pender County Emergency vehicle. In 1989, Calvin Wright was a volunteer emergency medical technician, a volunteer fireman, and a jailer for the Pender County Sheriff's Department.
    • Mike Harvell

    • Harvell, Mike; Sheriffs; Pender County (N.C.)
    • Head shot of Mike H. Harvell. Michael Henry Harvell (1947-2006) was the Sheriff of Pender County, NC from 1987 until his retirement in 2002. Before that he was a sergeant in the Wrightsville Beach police department. He also served in the Wallace...
    • Test Farm - Willard, NC - Pender County

    • Test Farm, Willard, Pender County
    • Agriculture has always been a major industry in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture established experimental farms throughout the state to help develop new techniques for growing crops and experimenting with different...
    • State Test Farm - Willard, NC - Pender County.

    • Test Farm, Willard, Pender County, Harvest, Dearing
    • A harvest celebration is held in early fall at the State Test Farm at Willard. The farm was supervised by Dr. Charles Dearing. Agriculture has always been a major industry in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture established...
    • State Test Farm - Willard, NC - Pender County.

    • Test Farm, Willard, Pender County, Harvest
    • A crowd enjoys the harvest festival at the test farm in Willard. Agriculture has always been a major industry in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture established experimental farms throughout the state to help develop new...
    • State Test Farm - Willard, NC - Pender County.

    • Test Farm, Willard, Pender County, Harvest
    • A large crowd is attentive to ceremonies held on the State Test Farm, marking the harvest festival in early fall. Agriculture has always been a major industry in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture established experimental...
    • Archibald Ray Black

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Sheriffs; Teacher educators
    • Portrait of Archibald Black. Archibald Ray Black (1823-1889) was born near Point Caswell on the Black River in Pender County, NC. He was a teacher at many Pender County Schools including Rocky Point Academy, Willard and Point Caswell Academy....
    • Stanley Harts

    • Harts, Stanley Harold, 1952; Pender County (N.C.); Local history; Genealogists
    • Stanley Harold Harts working on his family history. Stanley Harts (1952- ) has done extensive research into his family history on both sides of his family, resulting in nine volumes of genealogical research on the Harts family, as well as many...
    • Bessie Gyetvai Tokoly

    • Agriculture; Homemakers
    • Photograph of Bessie Tokoly. Bessie Gyetvai Tokoly (1917-2013) was a native of the St. Helena community of Burgaw, NC in Pender County. She was married to James Tokoly and lived and farmed in Pender County her whole life. She is buried in the St....
    • Corporal Robert H. Worrell

    • Silver Star; Burgaw (N.C.); Pender County (N.C.)
    • Newspaper photograph of Cpl. Robert Worrell in uniform used in article "Our Men in Service", that ran periodically in the paper during WWII. Robert Henry Worrell (1921-1994) was born in Ashton, Pender County, NC. His family later lived in...
    • Dr. J. O. Perritt

    • Perritt family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. John Olin Perritt, Jr. (1922), son of John Olin and Lallah Cherry Perritt, was born in Tarboro, North Carolina, November 14th, 1922. He married Miss Carolyn Bass and attended UNC-Chapel Hill (1949) and earned his medical education from both...

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