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.

Special Thanks

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