By Allen Millican,Gearl-Dean Page,Jack Page

ISBN-10: 1467133736

ISBN-13: 9781467133739

ISBN-10: 1540200671

ISBN-13: 9781540200679

Belmont lies among the South Fork and Catawba Rivers of western North Carolina. The Catawba Indians occupied the world for almost 5 centuries sooner than the mid-1700s, while the king of britain granted huge tracts of land to admired electorate. different land was once settled via German and Scotch Irish farmers. the arriving of the Charlotte & Atlanta Railroad in 1872 proven a focus round which the neighborhood grew, and by means of 1895, Belmont have been included. As Belmont�s inhabitants grew, so did the necessity for jobs except farming. In 1901, brothers Robert Lee and Samuel Pinckney Stowe equipped the 1st of many profitable cotton turbines, hence constructing Belmont�s improvement as a fabric heart. by means of the past due 1900s, textiles had pale and high-density residential parts changed the previous farmland. at the present time, Belmont citizens proceed to recollect and have a good time their previous via neighborhood venues, equivalent to the world-class Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, in addition to neighborhood occasions just like the Belmont Fall pageant and Garibaldifest.

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