Just a Little History: When an Arsonist Tried to Burn the Town

Wake Forest Gazette

It was 1932, the great Depression stalked the land, there was little work at the Royal Cotton Mill in Wake Forest and the price for cotton had hit bottom, devastating local farmers. The town commissioners asked the Wake Forest College trustees to help with two great needs. The first was “owing to… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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