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Wilkesboro Funeral Homes

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    Wilkesboro is also known as: Wilkes County / Wilkesboro town.

    Wilkesboro contains: Wilkes Community College.

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  • Zach Galifianakis (comedian and  actor) was born in Wilkesboro.

    Interesting Facts

    Some of the notable people born here have been: Zach Galifianakis (comedian and actor), and Shannon McNeill (dancer).

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  • History

    It is the second largest municipality in the county. Wilkesboro was founded in 1800 and quickly designated as the county seat. The town is built atop a low, broad ridge which runs for over a mile along the south bank of the Yadkin River. For many decades a popular historic spot in Wilkesboro was the "Tory Oak", a large oak tree from which Colonel Benjamin Cleveland, a well-known Wilkes County patriot during the American Revolutionary War, hung Loyalist militia leaders who supported the British King and opposed American independence from Britain. The oak was located behind the old Wilkes County courthouse. During the American Civil War many of Wilkesboro's residents remained loyal to the Union and opposed the Confederacy. In March 1865 General George Stoneman, a Union cavalry leader, led a raid through the town. Shortly after the war ended, Tom Dula (Dooley), a Confederate veteran, was tried...

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Scenic Memorial Gardens
545 Moravian Falls Rd Send flowers
Wilkesboro, NC 28697