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John Penn: A Man Who Aided in Cornwallis’s Defeat and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Patriot, Continental Congress member, and North Carolina signer of the Declaration of Independence, John Penn was a native of Caroline County, Virginia. ┬áLike many others who risked their lives to bring freedom to the American states, Penn’s contributions are often … Continue reading

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Granville County, NC ~ Roots in England and the War for Independence

Granville County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 59,916. Its county seat is Oxford. Granville County comprises the Oxford, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included … Continue reading

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