David Beard

Great Flood of 1916

Great Flood of 1916

Great Flood of 1916 on the Catawba In July of 1916, the Southeast faced the wrath of two formidable hurricanes, unleashing chaos throughout Western North Carolina. Trapped amidst surging...
Cornelius or Liverpool?

Cornelius or Liverpool?

Cornelius was once called “Liverpool” Cornelius, North Carolina, was once known as Liverpool. In the 1800s, Liverpool, England, set cotton prices worldwide, and so much cotton went through a cotton...