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Antebellum (1820-1861)
Caldwell Institute
by Cross, Jerry L. The Caldwell Institute, originally located in Guilford County, grew out of the determined effort of the Presbyterian Church to establish a school providing a classical education imbued with Christian [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Caldwell School
by Stoesen, Alexander R. The David Caldwell School, also known as "Log College," was established in what is now Greensboro in 1767 by David Caldwell, a Presbyterian minister, self-taught physician, and patriot. As a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cape Fear and Deep River Navigation Company
by Watson, Alan D. Cape Fear and Deep River Navigation Company by Alan D. Watson, 2006 The Cape Fear and Deep River Navigation Company aimed to provide improved water access to the naval stores of the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cape Lookout Light Station
by Duggan, Karen, Price, Kerby, Stanford, Herb. Cape Lookout Light Station by Karen Duggan, Kerby Price, and Herb Stanford. Reprinted with permission from the Cape Lookout National Seashore, National Park Service, 2012.   See [...] (from Cape Lookout National Seashore.)
Carolina Central Railway
by Kennedy, George A., Lassiter, Wingate. Carolina Central Railway by Wingate Lassiter and George A. Kennedy, 2006 See also: Seaboard Air Line Railway;Transportation: Air and Rail (from NC Atlas Revisited) Carolina Central [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carson House
by Hill, Michael. Carson House, located in the community of Pleasant Gardens alongside Buck Creek four miles west of Marion in McDowell County, exemplifies nineteenth-century Piedmont North Carolina life. From 1843 to [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cassidey's Shipyard
by Steelman, Bennett L. Cassidey's Shipyard was the smaller of two Confederate shipyards in Wilmington during the Civil War and the construction site of the ironclad CSS Raleigh. The yard was founded when James Cassidey [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Castle McCulloch Gold Mill
by Hall, Lisa Coston. The Castle McCulloch Gold Mill is a restored gold refinery in Jamestown listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built by Charles McCulloch, a Cornish engineer who brought the new steam [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Catawba College
by Williams, Wiley J. Catawba College by Wiley J. Williams, 2006\ See also: Private Education; Private Higher Education Catawba College was founded in Newton in 1851 by the German Reformed Church. During the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Chatham Manufacturing Company
by Hunt, James L. Chatham Manufacturing Company, one of North Carolina's oldest textile firms, was established in the late 1860s, when Alexander Chatham and Thomas L. Gwyn, owners of a store and grain mill in Elkin, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)

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