MacRae recruited Italian farming families for his St. Helena colony.
MacRae recruited Italian farming families for his St. Helena colony. NORTH CAROLINA STATE ARCHIVES
MacRae recruited Italian farming families for his St. Helena colony. NORTH CAROLINA STATE ARCHIVES

Past Times: Hugh McRae recruited immigrants to seed farming colonies

July 04, 2014 08:35 AM

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History fascinates us. We love to linger over old photographs or accounts of years long gone. Discovering our own personal histories can become an enjoyable pastime. This blog will provide some looks into that past. We'll look at NC history in general, and Triangle history in particular. We'll also try to give you the tips and tools (and connections) for looking at your own history.