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Let's remember all of Charlotte's history - even the struggles

Oct 1, 2018

With music, images and a moving narrative, the bygone lives of Piedmont textile workers were brought to life Thursday night through a multi-media collaboration among the Charlotte Symphony, The Charlotte Museum of History and the great-granddaughter of a textile worker killed during a famous 1929 mill workers' strike.

The event came together as one of many ways Charlotte is commemorating its 250th birthday -- 250 years since British Colonial Governor Tryon signed the charter officially creating our city. The anniversary represents a wonderful opportunity for Charlotte to come together to celebrate our identity and everything we've accomplished collectively in more than two centuries, evolving from backcountry trading outpost to vibrant American city.

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