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In 1867, Charlotte was a community of 4500. Among these citizens were a handful of devout Jews. Faithful to their laws and traditions, the Hebrew Benevolent Society purchased 11 acres of what is now Statesville Avenue to be their Hebrew cemetery. …

Here is proof that Pineville was not always a suburb of Charlotte. In the first decade of the twentieth century, Pineville had some industry of its own.

A postcard that advertises for a mill.