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Object Name Calendar
Object ID 2012.023.010
Summary Calendar, commemorating High's Sesquicentennial, 2009. Brown cover with white and black text "HIGH POINT / 150 years / SESQUICENTENNIAL / 1859-2009". First pages contain brief history of High Point. Each month features text explaining a local event or theme, an historic photograph of High Point, and a list of important local events that occurred in that particular month. Back cover lists acknowledgments, official Sesquicentennial events, Sesquicentennial Commission members, and City Council members.

January: High Point's Beginnings
February: High Point's Name
March: High Point's Charter
April: High Point's Early Development
May: High Point's Role in the Civil War
June: Transportation - Key to High Point's Prosperity
July: Perley A. Thomas Comes to Town
August: "Aycock County Bill" Introduced
September: High Point Services
October: Persimmon and Dogwood Trees Bring Manufacturing
November: African American Businesses Thrive
December: High Point Becomes the Furniture and Hosiery Capital of the World
Date 2009
People Adams, John Hampton
Alexander, Alzanon Eugene
Austin, Neal Fuller
Carter, John
Cox, Jonathan Elwood
Davis, Samuel Lee, Sr.
Denny, Eli
Farlow, Sewell
Farriss, James Joseph
Gray, Major
Haley, John
Hinton, Willis
Hoggatt, Phillip
Horney, Austin Beauregard
Jarrell, Manliff
Kilby, John
Kilby, Nannie Pinnix
Lambeth, John W.
Miller, Albert
Millis, James Henry
Pickett, William Penn
Piggott, Jeremiah
Robinson, John
Robinson, William
Rochelle, John Hardin
Smith, C. D.
Snow, Ernest Ansel
Snow, William Henry
Tate, John Hall
Terry, Randall Bryant, Sr.
Thomas, Perley Albert
Washburn, Jesse Heywood
Welch, William
Wrenn, T. F.
Search Terms High Point's Sesquicentennial
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Jarrett Stationery Company
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Elwood Hotel
Southern Railroad
Civil War
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Barbee Hotel
First Presbyterian Church
United Confederate Veterans
High Point Buggy Company
High Point Wheel Company
Southern Car Company
Thomas Car Works, Inc.
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Perley A. Thomas Car Works
Aycock County Bill
Blair Park Golf Course
City Lake Park
Washington Terrace Park
Oak Hollow Lake
City of High Point Department of Lights and Lighting
High Point Fire Department
High Point Police Department
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Snow Lumber Company
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Hinton Hotel
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High Point Hosiery Mills
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