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Dedication ceremony held for 'The Crossing' monument

By BILL POTEAT

Editor, THE PAPER

Posted 10/7/23

On Oct. 1, 1780, nearly 1,400 patriots, known as the Overmountain Men,  from Western North Carolina and Southwestern Virginia, crossed the Catawba River at Greenlee Ford on their way to battle …

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