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Bain school newsletters from 1946-1947

The Mint Hill Historical Society recently added several newsletters from Bain School in the mid 1940s. Read about the newsletters in this week’s Mint Hill Times on newstands now. Click on a link below to view a sample of the newsletters:

Bain school newsletter vol1 no. 6

By |March 12th, 2009|History|0 Comments

This week in Mint Hill history

In 1960, the Mint Hill VFW at their Christmas party, named Clarke A. Prather from Wilgrove as man of the year because of his strong commitment to community service organizations.  Boy scouts, civil air patrol, Woodmen of the World, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and Philadelphia Presbyterian Church are among the groups he is active […]

By |December 9th, 2008|History|0 Comments

This week in Mint Hill history

In 1973, a re-zoning proposal that would have required new homes in some parts of town to be built on one acre lots was voted down by the Mint Hill Town Board. There was concern that this proposal would keep middle class citizens from buying these properties and that it would stunt future growth.

In […]

By |November 30th, 2008|History|0 Comments

This week in Mint Hill History

A meeting to discuss possible routes for the future I-485 was recently held at Northeast Junior High.  It attracted people from Mint Hill, Matthews, and Southeast Charlotte.  Two comments that were heard at the meeting were:
“This route goes right through downtown Mint Hill.”
and
“That’s not county land, it’s mine, and they’ll get it over my dead […]

By |November 23rd, 2008|History|0 Comments

This week in history

In 1986, a one-mile jogging trail at Mint Hill Municipal Park off Wilgrove-Mint Hill Road was opened. Officials will be monitoring its use to see how much this trail was really wanted.

In 1983, the first new Mint Hill municipal building held its first town meeting. John McEwen gave the invocation.

By |November 17th, 2008|History|0 Comments

Name of beauty contestant revealed!

We've had several phone calls today alerting us to who was in this photo. It was taken by photographer Richard Holtzclaw of Mint Hill. Merle Austin Haney told us it was Ann Ross Maxwell and the picture was taken as Ross was being crowned Carrousel Queen in 1948.

By |October 30th, 2008|History|0 Comments