Burlington began as a railroad town, but it became known across the world as a textile center. In the 1850s, the newly formed North Carolina Railroad Company needed a maintenance facility halfway between Goldsboro and Charlotte. The location was given a generic name, Company Shops, which was simply an expression of the railroads operation. In 1886, the shops were moved to a new location, so in 1887, people here chose a new name"Burlington"and the little town moved on. Burlington became known as the Hosiery Center of the ...

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