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Mooresville Moments
Editor's Note: In honor of Mooresville's 175th Anniversary and the
200th anniversary of the birth of Mooresville's founder, Samuel
Moore, the Mooresville/Decatur/Monrovia Times will regular
articles about the history Mooresville and Moore.
Mooresville remembers town founder
In observance of the 175th an- ins arose in every in every direc¬
tion along the banks of White Lick
Creek.	,
Moore established a trading post
the site approximately where
rag the Village Shopping Center is
" now located and carried oh a mer¬
cantile business with both whites
and American Indians.
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birthday of the
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Samuel Moore,
Mooresville
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Samuel Moore was born Jan.	'1824, he! laid
21, I??? in North Carolina. His	a out the town
family moved to Indiana near Sa-	WorthinBton consisting of
lem and at the ate of 20 he became	^°9r?: WI.fe °[ .four blocks of
interested in trade activities.,He.flfcAM § e 1 'fiveacfej'each.
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