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J. E. Mickey shop on South Main Street, with the coffee pot in front, 1899 J. E. Mickey shop on South Main Street, with the coffee pot in front, 1899

When the first permanent settlers established Bethabara in 1753, they used the only path worthy of being called a road - the Great Wagon Road, which extended all the way back to Philadelphia, Pa. - to reach what would not become Forsyth County until nearly 100 years later... <Read more>

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