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History in the Making

Famous for his ride to Philadelphia carrying the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence to Continental Congress in 1775, Captain James Jack is now memorialized near Uptown. “The Spirit of Mecklenburg” by famed sculptor Chas Fagan is one of a series of statues going up along Little Sugar Creek Greenway intended to shed light on key contributors to the county’s history, growth and development.

Kings Drive and 4th Street.