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Mecklenburg County's 250 Anniversary Celebration
Join us all year long in celebrating Mecklenburg County's sestercentennial.
My Mecklenburg 250 Story is...
The Dilworth Tennis Group was founded by World War 2 paratrooper Hilbert Fuerstman in 1945 in Charlotte. Originally a mostly Jewish organization, it was on the forefront of integrating parks when African-Americans were allowed to use public parks in the 1950s. Still going strong and open to all, they can be found playing every weekend at the courts at Dilworth Elementary School.
- Charlie Cowins
Share and experience remarkable stories of Mecklenburg County. See how all of our stories shaped the county over the past 250 years.
Share Your Story
We want you to tell us YOUR Mecklenburg County story. Whether you’re a seventh-generation Mecklenburger or just rolled into town last week, there’s a tale to be told and we want to hear it.
Learn about the history of Mecklenburg County through watching a series of 1 minute video clips.
Read about Mecklenburg County’s sestercentennial anniversary events and celebrations.
Explore our county’s rich history through various scheduled celebrations and events. Relive the stories that helped shape Mecklenburg County.
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