Virtual Tour of Local History Room

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Welcome to the Local History Room

On display in the Local History Room is a wide variety of artifacts, images, and documents pertaining to Iredell County history and the diverse collection at the Iredell County Public Library. By clicking the links below, you will be taking the first steps in educating yourself on interesting tidbits of Iredell history and perhaps, even learning how they come into play in your own family's history. 

Bostian Train Wreck, 1891

Frans Van Bergen, Iredell Artist from Holland

James Iredell and Iredell County, NC

J.P. Caldwell, Newspaper Icon

Mary Charlton Holliday, African American Education Pioneer

Max Tharpe Photograph Collection

Mildred Miller's Early Landowners Map

Robert Tate's Lord Granville Land Grant, 1753

Spencer Repeating Rifle

Stimson Photograph Collection

USS Iredell County, LST-839

William Sharpe's Map of Fourth Creek Congregation, 1773