Remembering Kannapolis: Tales from Towel City


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When James William Cannon bought several acres of sage field seven miles north of Concord, North Carolina and opened his Cabarrus Cotton Mill in 1892, he forever altered the fate of the surrounding land and sowed the seeds of what was to become Kannapolis. By the time he died in 1921, the name Cannon was "synonymous with the word towel" and the "model mill town" he had started to build had begun growing into the beautiful city is it is today. In this collection of writings first published in the Charlotte Observer's "A ...

Remembering Kannapolis: Tales from Towel City 2007, History Press (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9781596290730

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