HICKORY: THEN & NOW 1870-2020

Downtown Hickory North Carolina

Hickory: Then & Now 1870-2020

By Richard Eller, Hickory Downtown Development Assoc. & FOCUS Newspaper, sections by Tammy Panther

WHAT EXPLAINS HICKORY'S VIGOR? Its drive? Its ability to bounce back after times of trial and recreate itself stronger then before? There are, no dobut, many factors that, when each gerneration was called upon to answer came up with solutions borne of their time and their energy. But most have a commong thread. Pride mixed with tenacity were always key factors in the answer Hickory gave to trouble.