• November 14, 2012

McAdenville: Christmas Town USA

A half-century ago, residential goodwill and the generosity of a local textile mill owner put this little Gaston County town in the Christmas spotlight.

Check out the video below for some additional shots of this beautiful town that did not make it into our December 2012 essay.

Photography by Emily Chaplin
Written by Ryan McGee

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