Oct 20

Montlieu’s History: A View from the Heights, Part 2 by Larry W. Cates

Posted on October 20, 2021 at 3:41 PM by Tamara Vaughan

As the City of High Point’s Planning and Zoning Commission considered a name change recently for Montlieu Avenue, both the Museum and the Heritage Research Center received calls from concerned citizens wishing to know the background of the street’s name, the Barbee’s Montlieu Dairy Farm. Larry Cates explores more about the history of the street after the dairy closed. 

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Oct 13

Montlieu’s History: A View from the Heights, Part 1 by Larry W. Cates

Posted on October 13, 2021 at 11:00 AM by Tamara Vaughan

As the City of High Point's Planning and Zoning Commission considered a name change recently for Montlieu Avenue, both the Museum and the Heritage Research Center received calls from concerned citizens wishing to know the background of the street's name. Larry Cates explores the history of Montlieu Avenue with two blog posts.

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Sep 29

Dispatches from High Point’s Dark Ages: The Ballad of Joe Jackson, Pt. 2 - by Larry W. Cates

Posted on September 29, 2021 at 12:04 PM by Tamara Vaughan

For three years, Joe Jackson seethed in exile over his humiliation beneath that tree in Oakwood Cemetery. But in June 1894, he returned to avenge his honor.

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