These days, most people probably don’t think much about where their water comes from. But years ago, it wasn’t always easy for Cary residents to get water.
A public water system was finally built, paving the way for more-modern utilities. Here, some Cary residents share their memories of it all:
Cary’s Heritage is taken from the book “Just a Horse-Stopping Place, an Oral History of Cary, North Carolina,” first published in August 2006. The book is a collection of oral history interviews conducted between local citizens and Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel.