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A Page From the Past

    The history of Mint Hill.

    Mayor Troy Pollard

    Mint Hill Mayor Troy Pollard Served Eight Terms

    Troy Pollard played a huge role in the development of Mint Hill, while serving eight terms (16 years) as Mayor of Mint Hill. The...
    This monument to Sugar Dulin is located in the South Cemetery at Philadelphia Presbyterian Church.

    Who Was Sugar Dulin?

    Mention the name “Sugar Dulin” around Mint Hill and you usually get a second look. We know that he was a real person, not...

    Morning Star Lutheran Church Dates to 1775

    Morning Star Lutheran Church’s official address is Matthews, but its history parallels that of Philadelphia Presbyterian Church in Mint Hill. It was established around...
    Quillen and Mint Hill sign

    Community Organizations built Mint Hill

    Following each major war of the 20th century, native sons returned to Mint Hill to begin their lives anew. Many did so by organizing...
    Julia Campbell Black Historical Room

    The Story of the Bain Cane and the Julia Campbell Black Cane

    John Bain, the founder of Historic Bain Academy, carried his special cane to church, to town, and to the school, where he delighted in...
    Vietnam War

    Mint Hill and the Vietnam War

    “They came from Steele Creek, Huntersville, Myers Park, Mallard Creek, Mint Hill, the Westside, Matthews and all parts of Mecklenburg County. During the Vietnam...
    Korean War Veterans Memorial

    Mint Hill Is Home to the North Carolina Korean War Veterans Memorial

    Five Mint Hill men – Alec B. Allen, David E. Hagler, Sandy Douglas Ross, David F. Griffin, and Clifford McLean, Jr. – served their...
    WW II

    Returning Soldiers Faced a New World at War’s End

    The Mint Hill men and women who completed military service during World War II did so without rank, putting their lives in danger much...
    WW II

    Mint Hill Was Greatly Affected by World War II

    “Yesterday, December 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by...
    McEwen Mint Hill Chapel

    Carl J. McEwen Was a Generous Promoter of Mint Hill

    McEwen Funeral Home has been a household name in the Charlotte area since the 1920s. It began in Mint Hill when R.J. McEwen and...

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    MINT HILL, NC - Girl Scout Cookies first appeared on the scene in 1917, when the Mistletoe Troop from Muskogee, OK, sold homemade cookies...

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