Red Mountain, so named for the hilly, red clay terrain on the west side of the Flat River was the site of a Tuscadora Indian village (possibly a seasonal village only,) located near the falls of the Flat River. A nearby flint quarry supplied raw materials for tools and weapons. The Tuscadora ('Hemp Gatherers') also raised bison, which they...
Submitted by Local Durham on Mon, 2/15/2021 - 10:57pm
My grandmother Drucilla Pendergraph, went to school here. The old cafeteria she ate in as a student, was moved from behind the building, to the east side of the main building in the late 80s. It has housed several restaurants and is currently a pizza joint. She was post master in the main building for a short time and would often organize ball games with neighborhood kids in the front lawn area in the 50s and 60s.
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