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  • 1755 - Charlotte, North Carolina founded

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  • 1837 - July 27 - US Mint opens in Charlotte, NC

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  • 1844 - July 27 - Fire destroys US mint at Charlotte, NC

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  • 1854 - Charlotte
    Charlotte, a thriving town, capital of Mecklenburg county. North Carolina, on Sugar creek, 1 68 miles W. S. W. from Raleigh. It is one of the...Read MORE...


  • News 1880 - KILLED IN RAILROAD COLLISION. THREE LIVES LOST IN A FREIGHT-TRAIN CABOOSE -- ENGINEERS AND BRAKEMEN KILLED ON THE MOBILE AND OHIO ROAD.
    Charlotte, N. C., Dec. 27. - Information of another frightful railroad disaster reached the city this morning about 8 o'clock. It occurred on the Air ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Charlotte
    Charlotte, a city of North Carolina, and the capital of Mecklenburg co., is on the Atlanta & Richmond Air-Line Railroad, 265 miles E.N.E. of Atlanta, ...Read MORE...


  • News 1907 - MR. A. J. DRAPER'S MISHAP.
    Mischievous Boys Place Big Rock in Road and Mr. Draper, Returning From Gastonia, at Night, Injures His New Machine.

    Mr. A. J. Draper, secretary...Read MORE...


  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Elizabeth College, 1907
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    1907 parade on Tryon Street
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Southern Depot
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    A Few of the Fine Buildings, of Charlotte, N.C., 1910
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Stand Pipe. Second largest of its kind in the United States.
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    New Masonic Temple
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    View from Trust Building, showing Selwyn Hotel, Realty Building, City Hall, Charlotte, N. C. (1911)
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Trucking Cotton on the Old City Platform, Charlotte, N.C., The Industrial Centre of the New South.
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    U.S. Assay Office
    Postcard
  • 1916
    Charlotte, a city of North Carolina, and the capital of Mecklenburg co., is on the Seaboard Air Line and the Southern It., 44 miles SSW. of...Read MORE...


  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Bird's-eye View, looking North
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Mecklenburg County Court House and Law Building
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Selwyn Hotel, Looking East on Trade St.
    Postcard
  • 1922 - March 18 - WBT-AM in Charlotte NC begins radio transmissions

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  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Mayfair Hotel
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Dilworth Road Looking North, Addison Apartments
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Historical Scenes of Charlotte, N.C.
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Mercy Hospital
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Tryon Street looking South. "Wall St. of Charlotte, N.C."
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    City Hall, Charlotte, N.C.
    Postcard
  • News 1936 - BOY'S DROWNED BODY FOUND.
    Charlotte, April 8. - (AP) - The body of D. C. Kiser, Jr., 13 year old boy who was drowned in Sugar Creek yesterday, was recovered this...Read MORE...


  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Memorial Stadium and Armory
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    First Baptist Church
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Presbyterian Hospital
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    Municipal Airport
    Postcard
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    First Presbyterian Church
    Postcard
  • News 1955 - FOOTBRIDGE FALL KILLS 2, MANY HURT. COLLAPSE OF STRUCTURE HURTLES 100 INTO RIVER; 20 OR MORE IN HOSPITAL.
    Cherokee, N.C., July 4 - (UP) - Five of an estimated 100 persons thrown onto jagged rocks on the Oconaluftee River bed when a footbridge collapsed...Read MORE...


  • News 1958 - September 5 - 1st color video recording on magnetic tape presented, Charlotte NC

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    September 5, 1958



Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Charlotte, North Carolina, USA


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Elizabeth College, 1907
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Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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1907 parade on Tryon Street
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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Southern Depot
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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Stand Pipe. Second largest of its kind in the United States.
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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A Few of the Fine Buildings, of Charlotte, N.C., 1910
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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View from Trust Building, showing Selwyn Hotel, Realty Building, City Hall, Charlotte, N. C. (1911)
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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New Masonic Temple
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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Trucking Cotton on the Old City Platform, Charlotte, N.C., The Industrial Centre of the New South.
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Pinterest
U.S. Assay Office
Postcard



Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Pinterest
Bird's-eye View, looking North
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Pinterest
Mecklenburg County Court House and Law Building
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Pinterest
Selwyn Hotel, Looking East on Trade St.
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Pinterest
Mayfair Hotel
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Pinterest
City Hall, Charlotte, N.C.
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Pinterest
Dilworth Road Looking North, Addison Apartments
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Pinterest
Historical Scenes of Charlotte, N.C.
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Pinterest
Mercy Hospital
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Pinterest
Tryon Street looking South. "Wall St. of Charlotte, N.C."
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Pinterest
Memorial Stadium and Armory
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Pinterest
First Baptist Church
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Pinterest
Presbyterian Hospital
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Pinterest
Municipal Airport
Postcard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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First Presbyterian Church
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History and News of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

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  • 1755 - Charlotte, North Carolina founded

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1837 - July 27 - US Mint opens in Charlotte, NC

    historyorb.com
  • 1844 - July 27 - Fire destroys US mint at Charlotte, NC

    historyorb.com
  • 1854 - Charlotte
    Charlotte, a thriving town, capital of Mecklenburg county. North Carolina, on Sugar creek, 1 68 miles W. S. W. from Raleigh. It is one of the... Read MORE...

  • News  1880 - KILLED IN RAILROAD COLLISION. THREE LIVES LOST IN A FREIGHT-TRAIN CABOOSE -- ENGINEERS AND BRAKEMEN KILLED ON THE MOBILE AND OHIO ROAD.
    Charlotte, N. C., Dec. 27. - Information of another frightful railroad disaster reached the city this morning about 8 o'clock. It occurred on the Air ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Charlotte
    Charlotte, a city of North Carolina, and the capital of Mecklenburg co., is on the Atlanta & Richmond Air-Line Railroad, 265 miles E.N.E. of Atlanta, ... Read MORE...

  • News  1907 - MR. A. J. DRAPER'S MISHAP.
    Mischievous Boys Place Big Rock in Road and Mr. Draper, Returning From Gastonia, at Night, Injures His New Machine.

    Mr. A. J. Draper, secretary... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Charlotte, a city of North Carolina, and the capital of Mecklenburg co., is on the Seaboard Air Line and the Southern It., 44 miles SSW. of... Read MORE...

  • 1922 - March 18 - WBT-AM in Charlotte NC begins radio transmissions

    historyorb.com
  • News  1936 - BOY'S DROWNED BODY FOUND.
    Charlotte, April 8. - (AP) - The body of D. C. Kiser, Jr., 13 year old boy who was drowned in Sugar Creek yesterday, was recovered this... Read MORE...

  • News  1955 - FOOTBRIDGE FALL KILLS 2, MANY HURT. COLLAPSE OF STRUCTURE HURTLES 100 INTO RIVER; 20 OR MORE IN HOSPITAL.
    Cherokee, N.C., July 4 - (UP) - Five of an estimated 100 persons thrown onto jagged rocks on the Oconaluftee River bed when a footbridge collapsed... Read MORE...

  • News  1958 - September 5 - 1st color video recording on magnetic tape presented, Charlotte NC

    historyorb.com
    September 5, 1958

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