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History of Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA

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The first miniature golf course was built in Fayetteville.

Babe Ruth hit his first home run in Fayetteville on March 7, 1914.

Hiram Rhoades Revels, born in Fayetteville in 1822, was the first African-American member of the United States Congress.

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  • News 1831 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE.
    The following letter from the Rev. Mr. Rowland, to the editor of the National Gazette, describes, in a most vivid manner, this sorrowful...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Fayetteville
    Fayetteville, a flourishing town, capital of Cumberland county, North Carolina, is situated on the left bank of Cape Fear river, at the head of...Read MORE...


  • 1865 - March 11 - Gen Sherman's Union forces occupies Fayetteville, NC

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  • 1895 - Fayetteville
    Fayetteville, a city and the capital of Cumberland co., N.C., is on the right or W. bank of the Cape Fear River, 82 miles by rail and about 53 miles...Read MORE...


  • News 1908 - FLOODS SUBMERGE N. CAROLINA TOWN - Fayetteville, City of 12,000, Is Now Under Water. Walls Sink In Augusta - Frost Adds Suffering.
    Fayetteville, N. C., Aug. 28. - This city, with a population of 12,000, located on Cape Fear river, was almost entirely submerged because of floods...Read MORE...


  • 1914 - Babe Ruth hit his first home run in Fayetteville on March 7, 1914.

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  • 1916
    Fayetteville, a banking post-town, capital of Cumber land co., N.C., is on the right or W. bank of the Cape Fear River and on the Atlantic Coast...Read MORE...


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    City Hall, Fayetteville, N.C.
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  • Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA
    First Presbyterian Church
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  • Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA
    Prince Charles Hotel
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  • News 1957 - FIERY WRECK KILLS 17 IN N.C. WORKERS ON TRUCK DEAD.
    Fayetteville, N.C. - (AP) - A flat-bed truck filled with migrant farm laborers and a tractor-trailer slammed together in a fiery crash at a road...Read MORE...


  • News 1964 - TORNADO IS REPORTED IN FAYETTEVILLE.
    Fayetteville, N.C. (AP) - A tornado struck near Fayetteville, N. C., Saturday and the Weather Bureau issued a severe weather warning that included...Read MORE...


  • 1983 - August 21 - 110°F (43°C) at Fayetteville, North Carolina (state record)

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City Hall, Fayetteville, N.C.
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Prince Charles Hotel
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  • News  1831 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE.
    The following letter from the Rev. Mr. Rowland, to the editor of the National Gazette, describes, in a most vivid manner, this sorrowful... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Fayetteville
    Fayetteville, a flourishing town, capital of Cumberland county, North Carolina, is situated on the left bank of Cape Fear river, at the head of... Read MORE...

  • 1865 - March 11 - Gen Sherman's Union forces occupies Fayetteville, NC

    historyorb.com
  • 1895 - Fayetteville
    Fayetteville, a city and the capital of Cumberland co., N.C., is on the right or W. bank of the Cape Fear River, 82 miles by rail and about 53 miles... Read MORE...

  • News  1908 - FLOODS SUBMERGE N. CAROLINA TOWN - Fayetteville, City of 12,000, Is Now Under Water. Walls Sink In Augusta - Frost Adds Suffering.
    Fayetteville, N. C., Aug. 28. - This city, with a population of 12,000, located on Cape Fear river, was almost entirely submerged because of floods... Read MORE...

  • 1914 - Babe Ruth hit his first home run in Fayetteville on March 7, 1914.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ north-carolina.html
  • 1916
    Fayetteville, a banking post-town, capital of Cumber land co., N.C., is on the right or W. bank of the Cape Fear River and on the Atlantic Coast... Read MORE...

  • News  1957 - FIERY WRECK KILLS 17 IN N.C. WORKERS ON TRUCK DEAD.
    Fayetteville, N.C. - (AP) - A flat-bed truck filled with migrant farm laborers and a tractor-trailer slammed together in a fiery crash at a road... Read MORE...

  • News  1964 - TORNADO IS REPORTED IN FAYETTEVILLE.
    Fayetteville, N.C. (AP) - A tornado struck near Fayetteville, N. C., Saturday and the Weather Bureau issued a severe weather warning that included... Read MORE...

  • 1983 - August 21 - 110°F (43°C) at Fayetteville, North Carolina (state record)

    historyorb.com

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