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Hello readers, To read the diary entries, click on the year in the categories fields in the right hand menu bar. You may also search the site for names and keywords by entering them in the search box on the … Continue reading

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Peddlers

It is interesting to note that the RM diaries mention a variety of peddlers visiting the town of Mars Hill and the Fulton home. April 1886: McGaw, George Whittaker June 1886: George Whitcome;¬†; ¬†unknown “a peddler selling specs” Aug 1886: … Continue reading

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Free Baptist Church of Mars Hill, 1896-

With Mars Hill Mountain looming in the background, the first Baptist Church to be built in Mars Hill Village, had her cornerstone laid on a Wednesday morning, August 19, 1896. Rev. G.G. Haynes was pastor for three years. He was … Continue reading

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