These pictures are from Naomi and Shorty Ramsey who lived and worked at Laboratory. Time by moments steals away, Because of segregation, one was celebrated at the High Shoals school and the other at a church. The High Shoals Police Department in about 1984, The stream on Cherry Street is known as the "Sulfhur Springs". Aerial views of High Shoals from the early 1970s (From the David Foster Collection). Thus another year is gone, I had read that six women were in the church at the time it was destroyed and had to be pulled out of the building. A.Q. Tompkins, who started the High Shoals Cotton Mill, started the Charlotte Observer and wrote books on the creation of cotton mills and mill villages, below the dam on the shoals. Please feel free to invite other people to join that have High Shoals interest. Rev. The Drums Florist float did not get in the Christmas parade because of a regrettable accident, many folks have expressed a desire to see a picture of the float... and here it is. connecting past and present residents and to help preserve the history of High Shoals and the surrounding areas, D.A. View our High Shoals real estate area information to learn about the weather, local school districts, demographic data, and general information about High Shoals, NC. A view inside of the Spinning Room of the cotton mill in the early 1950s. Home NC High Shoals Auto Repair Towing. Nails were made as late as 1872, when it ceased to be operated. To learn more about utility rates & usage in High Shoals, NC, or for other information related to utilities in High Shoals, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Below the dam at the lower part of the shoals: Pictures are from 1957/58. The church was established in 1902 and the church was built in 1903. He coached several of the teams I played on as a youngan growing up in High Shoals. The company farm was on the right of the picture. It is not known for certain who were the first settlers west of the Catawba. See photos, current prices, floor plans, and details for 244 apartments in High Shoals, NC. She lost her right hand in a machine at the factory. Home >> South Mountains State Park >> Trail >> High Shoals Falls Loop Trail. Opens Sunday. From the early 1900s from the Wooton files, the mill at night, From the Ramsey collection/R. Just up the road from High Shoals was the Tin Mine just off Highway 321, here is D.E. Powered by, Report an Issue  |  Kale's home on the hill which overlooks River Street 1915. It's free to a point but if you want the mor advanced, it's $30.00 a year to set up your account. The park is open daily from 7:00am to 8:00pm. Here's pictures of the ruins: Just north of High Shoals was Cooterback Cotton Mill that was located on Indian Creek. Tompkins helped to promote the Lithia Inn and spent time enjoying the Inn. In the 1950s everywhere in the USA was segregated, the whites had their Christmas party in the auditorium at the school and the blacks had theirs in the cloth room of the mill. Full-time, temporary, and part-time jobs. It was reprinted by the University of Michigan Library and can be viewed at the address below. R. Smith brought this picture, it is from 1907 showing D.A. High Shoals Weather Forecasts. High Shoals is in Gaston County. These are several more pictures from Joseph Rhyne (via John Dellinger), going back to work after the 1916 flood at Laboratory. Kale collection, contributed by Mary B. Huss, the picture is only about 2", I didn't even see the Biltmore House until I enlarged it. H. S. Hotel 5. A properly worn mask or face covering, covering both the nose and the mouth, is required to enter. hello all. Christmas in the 1950s. But we hope no harm by the same. I believe this is after the 1916 flood. The town of High Shoals is located in the state of North Carolina. Here he is west of Lincolnton, NC where the BiLo Grocery  store is located today. The first house in the film is D.E. Join us for an exciting "Ghost Walk" around one of the Lincoln County's most historically significant sites. This is from John Dellinger of the 1916 flood at Laboratory Mill. We know the importance of your pictures to you and your families. Fred Justice doffing spinning, this was a production job in the mill. William Wetmore is pictured here with his son, Thomas C. Wetmore. Over 100 years ago "Love was in the air" on the mill pond, one of the courting rituals in the community. 1945: An old post card showing the quarter parking for downtown Lincolnton's shoppers provided by the Drums. This picture came from R. Smith of our old good friend, David Foster, while in was in Korea. Added June 25, 2020 at 11:42pm, by Eric Stephen Beam The census from 1900 shows 145 people lived in Belmont, due to the increase in the twelve cotton mills that sprang up in  the early 1900s, the population had increased to 3,000 by 1920.This was part of the Lineburger group of mills which was started by J.E. On this map from 1800 shows Fulenwider as the name. Use our High Shoals real estate filters or tour via video chat to find a home you'll love. It was a full 250 years after Columbus came that the white man first beheld the beauty of the. Competitive salary. There were many of these operations in process to supply fuel for all the furnaces in the area which made for a lot of smoke in the eastern part of the county for well over a hundred years. Mrs. Ramsey just died several weeks ago. Here's another grist mill that was in the area, just in Catawba County the "Rhodes Grist Mill" was built in the late 1700s. Fulenwider was an early settler of High Shoals. The High SHoals School before the planned burn in Oct. 2005. You may plead a full discharge. Her son William is a very good friend of mine and I just finished doing his family tree. What can you to justice pay? by Eric Stephen Beam Thanks Drums. Some of these house are standing today. The Catawba River Bridge was a favorite place to take pictures. St. Johns Epec. High Shoals, NC Real Estate & Homes for Sale Homes for sale in High Shoals, NC have a median listing price of $106,249. I think it would be a cool thing to see dad on the web site. The small long john boats were a common site on the river. Rev. The pictures were glued on black construction paper which was hard to remove without damaging the pictues. Birthday at the Club House in the early 1950s, photo from Peggy Ray Coffey. The front of the post card, I think it's signed by D.A. St. Johns in High Shoals was built about the same time, so many churches that were built in the area have similiar styles. An early map that was from General Hoke of the Laboratory and the Southside area along the South Fork of the Catawba River. An aerial view of the Boger Crawford/ J.P. Stevens Cotton Mill in Boger City. High Shoals Falls Loop Trail | NC State Parks. This picture came from Libby Reel of here book that came with here school picture. 1. Since it's Memorial Day week, We thought we'd show a couple of David Foster's pictures of when he was in Korea. On the west side of the street from the depot. Was one of the first manufacturers of pig iron from iron ore, using charcoal in the process of its manufacture. If so respond under the forum. City of High Shoals, NC - GASTON County North Carolina ZIP Codes. December 1949, the workers at the Carolinian Mills were buzzing around making High Shoals first major Christmas float that would be in the Lincolnton parade. The picture is from about 1920. The Battle of Ramsour's Mill reenactment takes place this weekend - Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18, 2014, at 301 Jeb Seagle Road in Lincolnton, near Lincolnton High School. Rhyne worked. Rhyne in the Tin Mine just north of High Shoals in the early 1930s. I have used this for about 10 years for a catalyst for posting pictures and videos. In this picture the Biltmore House can be seen the the background. From the LCHA  The building behind the float is now Lincoln Times. (Left to Right: Jean Heafner Harnack, Pat Drum Lawing, Lou Ella Harvey Turner, and Barbara Burris Miller.). And if it be your desire, our guns and pistols they shall fire. Oscar T Richard. William "Ham" Armstrong in Germany in 1952. This is a book that he wrote in 1899. Compare rentals, see map views and save your favorite houses. The writting on the sign:  "WE WANT YOUR TRADE" & "CHEW ZENO GUM", High Shoals to Long Shoals River Ride in my pontoon boat, Trip to Long Shoals from High Shoals on the South Fork, 65 MPH Ride on the South Fork in High Shoals, http://www.warren-wilson.edu/~arch/berrysite, Bob Rice, If you known Bob Rice PLEASE respond to this by adding a "Remember When", To The Great Citizens of High Shoals. Arial view of Laboratory Mill in the 1940s, High Shoals sister village: In front of the old David Memorial Baptist Church in May 1959, Ethel Holtsclaw, At the Laboratory bridge in the 1940s. You might remember Shrum's junk yard north of High Shoals. (Thanks Richard Smith for bringing this to us), 2nd row: Jay High Matthews, Henry Lee Chapman, Gerlene Chapman, Authur Mathews, Delmar McAlister (little boy), 3rd row: Lillie mae Matthew, (Tet0, Bonnie Mathews, Louise Chapman, Brodus Matthews, Eva Matthews, Blanch Chapman, Roy Matthews, Bertha Matthews, Lois McAlister, J.D. Here men are making charcoal. The two men talking are R.L. The public schools in High Shoals are above average. The picture is of my dad Larry T Richard and the Picture of my Mom is at the house that burn down beside the White Church and you can post it. The bridge which lead from the mill to the mill village. (on the back of the picture: Girlfriends of Flossie Hicks). This week instead of a picture we have a video from the Rhynes at The Laboratory Mill. The mill's Santa giving out Christmas gift bags in 1958. Due to the value of antique mill stones I will not give any information on the site on this forum…, Posted by lewis christopher garrison on March 13, 2012 at 6:43pm, Posted by Steve D.Bailey on September 14, 2011 at 9:55am — 2 Comments, Posted by Melody Ray Collier on August 12, 2011 at 12:58pm, Posted by Gary Rudisill on August 6, 2011 at 9:57am, Posted by Dean Abernathy on August 5, 2011 at 9:08pm. Job email alerts. 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