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Celebrating the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence: Celebration Timeline
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Presidential visits, parades, patriotic speeches, dances and reenactments of Captain Jack's famous horse ride have all been part of celebrations in Mecklenburg County. Celebrations often lasted several days! See how Mecklenburg citizens and others from around the country have celebrated "Meck Dec Day."

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1834
1835
1839
1841
1843
1854
1857
1859
1861
1867
1873
1874
1875
1876
1884
1887
1889
1890
1891
1892
The Charlotte News 5/18
The Charlotte News 5/19
Mecklenburg Times 5/20
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1892: The Charlotte Observer 4/17

Please choose one of the sub-links below "1892" to view materials related to this years celebrations.









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