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Literally a one-stoplight town, Athens, originally named Concord Church, exists as an adjunct to Concord College, established in 1872 as Concord State Teachers College. The town was renamed in 1873 when it applied for a post office. Vermillion Street, leading eastward from the stoplight to the college, is the town's main street.

Writing Credits

Author: 
S. Allen Chambers Jr.

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