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Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence

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Rural Hill Revolutionary War Re-enactment

Battle of Charlotte re-enactment at Historic Rural Hill

Aug. 29. Want to meet Gen. Cornwallis? Historic Rural Hill will commemorate the Battle of Charlotte this Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 2-3) complete with Revolutionary War re-enactors showcasing the tactics, weapons and strategies used by the soldiers who fought for American independence. The Battle of Charlotte is one of the most important battles in the […]

Author David Fleming

MecDec Day: Book signing, revolutionary new beer at Lost Worlds Saturday

May 18. By Dave Yochum.  Fourth of July rolls off the tongue like fireworks and watermelon, but author David Fleming says the right day to celebrate American independence is May 20 because on that date 248 years ago the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence was signed. Sadly it was destroyed in a fire in 1800. Eye-witness […]