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Appalachia History Pap

September 2, 1945

Harshaw Road – Cherokee County NC September 2, 1945 the Japanese delegation formally signed the instrument of surrender marking the official ending of World War II. At that time, Pap’s family lived just over the hill from the old house that still stands on Harshaw Road. He took me to the old homeplace one time. While there was nothing left of the house he lived in as boy, the structure, people, and memories still lived large in Pap’s mind. His…

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