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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Mecklenburg County Home Register, 1902-1942

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-2021-029

The Mecklenburg County Poor House (1833-1870) was created from County funds to serve members of the community who were unable to afford proper medical care. In 1870, the Poor House became known as the Mecklenburg County Home (1870-1972), and in 1956, Green Acres Rest Home for the Aged (1956-1983) was founded as a new rest home. This collection contains one register belonging to the Mecklenburg County Home with entries dated 1902-1942. The register is in good condition.

Dates: 1902 - 1942

United States Mint-Charlotte Branch, Register of Visitors, 1837-1913

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-2022-001
Abstract The Charlotte branch of the U.S. Mint was established in March 1835 and opened for coin production in July 1837. In 1844, the Charlotte branch of the U.S. Mint burned to the ground but reopened two years later in 1846. One month before North Carolina seceded from the Union, Confederate troops seized the Mint in 1861. No coins were minted after 1861, and the building was used for assay purposes until 1913. The building closed for four years until 1917 when the Mint was re-purposed as a Red...
Dates: 1837 - 1913