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Some Historical Items on R.A. Fountain, Gen. Mdse, on the Town of Fountain, NC, and On Other Town-making Enterprises

Abner Eason's 1917 "History of the Town of Fountain, NC"

...and Eason's Chronology of Fountain

A 1917 report on R.A. Fountain

The Big R.A. Fountain Fire, 1915

An old report on R.L. Jefferson & Bros., Gen Mdse.

...and on R.A. Gardner & Co, Gen Mdse.

...and a J.L. Peele Store History by his granddaughter, Mary Anne Peele Petteway

"Fountain Notes" from 90 Years Ago

A 1916 Holiday Note