They Called Iredell County Home: Interesting People Who Were Born or Lived in Iredell County, N.C.
They Called Iredell County Home is Iredell native O. C. Stonestreet’s second book by CreateSpace and is a collection of biographies of Iredell citizens from colonial days to the present. Some of these people have gained fame, while others have been forgotten by all except their families. Each, however, deserves to be remembered. The stories are complimented by 55 illustrations and an extensive bibliography is included. Mr. Stonestreet, a columnist for the Statesville Record & Landmark and a retired history teacher, has been collecting and writing local history since Iredell’s Bicentennial Celebration in 1988. He is also the author of Tales from Old Iredell County: Historical Mysteries, Legends, Murders and Stories of the Unusual and Unique (2012). Whether you are a long-time county resident or a newcomer, you will discover things you did not know about Iredell County in both of these books.