In the 1890s, the town of Mayodan developed almost overnight on the Mayo River in western Rockingham County, NC. A map dating from the founding of this town was recently brought to my attention by Michael Buehler, proprietor of Boston Rare Maps. Continue reading
If you believe the map, the Cape Fear & Yadkin Rail Road was the first railroad completed within the state of North Carolina.
The map was wrong. Continue reading