Where We’ve Been – A History of Alamance County
Alamance County has a rich history that stretches back to pre-revolutionary times and remains full and active through today.
- Early History
- The Colonial Period
- New Nation, New County
- Divided and Reunited in War
- Growth and Opportunity
- Challenges and Technology
- Historic Courthouse
We would like to give special thanks to the following for their assistance in developing this history of Alamance County. We are providing web links when appropriate:
The dozens of Alamance County citizen historians who are not specifically mentioned below
Whitaker, Walter. Centennial History of Alamance County 1849-1949 Published by the Burlington Chamber of Commerce, 1949.
Troxler, Carole Watterson and Vincent, William Murry. Shuttle and Plow: A History of Alamance County, NC. Alamance County Historical Association, Inc., 1999
The staff, visitors, and supporters of all of our local museums, including, but not limited to the Alamance County Historical Museum and the Textile Heritage Museum.
The staff of Alamance Battleground State Historic Site
The staff and students of Elon University’s “Other Souths” Project
The contributors to research on the Old Mills of the Haw River