W. W. Driskill General Store

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W. W. Driskill General Store

1775 – Arsenal established, producing gunpowder, cartridges, and accoutrements for soldiers. (possibly on land now occupied by W.W. Driskill general store, and across the street on land now occupied by the Alum Springs Hotel); supplied forces in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, including for American General Nathaniel Greene.

1897 – Willis Washington Driskill built general store; remained in operation until 1930’s.

 

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