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Immigration
Valdese (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Cranford, Fred. In the year 1184, and again in larger numbers in 1485, people who became known as Waldenses fled from southern France and the Piedmont region of Italy into the towering Cottian Alps between those two [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Waldensians
by Steelman, Lala Carr. In 1893 the Waldensians, or Waldenses, a Protestant sect that had emerged before the Reformation, settled a colony, named Valdese, in Burke County, eight miles east of Morganton. (The word "Valdese" [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Winslow, Joseph
by Winslow, Julian D. Joseph Winslow, merchant, mariner, and landowner, was born in Marshfield, Mass., one of eight children of John of Plymouth Colony and Boston and Mary Chilton Winslow. John Winslow arrived in America [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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