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Hello readers, Click on About Robert M Fulton to learn about Robert Fulton and his family.   To read the diary entries, click on the year in the categories fields in the right hand menu bar. You may also search … Continue reading

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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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