Browse Collections (12 total)

African-American Heritage Trail


The African-American Heritage Trail has many sites where visitors can experience the rich and diversified heritage of Salisbury and Rowan County. The…

Contributors: Rowan County Convention & Visitors Bureau and Edith M. Clark History Room of the Rowan Public Library

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Archibald Henderson Collection


Archibald Henderson (1877 - 1963) was a descendant of Salisbury's Henderson family, financiers of Daniel Boone's trek into Kentucky. Archibald was a…

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Asa Ribelin Papers


Asa Ribelin was an ethnic German school teacher living in Rowan County in the 19th Century. He was employed by parents in the 1830's as the first…

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Butner Maps of Salisbury


In 2012, the Butner family gave the library a copy of a Salisbury City map. Mac Butner’s mother, who operated an antiques shop at 1428 N. Main…

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Dr. McCorkle's Sermon

Reverend Samuel Eusebius McCorkle (1746-1811), was a Presbyterian minister and an educator. McCorkle was called to pastor Thyatira Church in Rowan, NC…

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Georgia Jordan Papers


Georgia Irene Watson Jordan (pronounced "Jerdin") was born in 1865 and died in Salisbury, NC in 1941. She was buried in Salisbury's Chestnut Hill…

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Kluttz Maps


In 1995, James W. “Bill” Kluttz published a set of 6 maps that indicated the earliest land purchases in the area of North Carolina we now identify as…

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