Governor William Dunn Moseley’s

Governor William Dunn Moseley’s

Born at his family’s home “Moseley Hall” in Lenoir County, North Carolina, on February 1, 1795, he was of English ancestry with long roots in America. William Moseley, who came in 1649 and built Greenwich, Virginia near Norfolk on the Elizabeth River, was a distant...
Burdines – “The Florida Store”

Burdines – “The Florida Store”

Henry Payne and William M. Burdine opened their first store “Payne and Burdine” on April 22, 1896, in Bartow, Florida, as a carriage-trade shop, for the well-to-do in Polk county. The building was a two-story structure located on the corner of Main Street and Central...

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