The Catawbans (book series)

The Catawbans is a series of three books by Gary Freeze on the history and genealogy of Catawba County in North Carolina. Freeze, a professor at Catawba College in Salisbury,[1] was commissioned by the county to write its official history, and his three book series is the result of over twenty years of work on the project.[2] The series includes the following three books:[3]

  • The Catawbans: Crafters of a North Carolina County 1747-1900 (1995)
  • The Catawbans: Pioneers in Progress (2008)
  • The Catawbans: Boomers and Bypasses (2015)


  1. ^ "Catawba :: Dr. Gary Freeze". Archived from the original on 2018-01-28. Retrieved 2017-02-15.
  2. ^ "Catawba College prof nears end of nearly 25-year history writing project". charlotteobserver. Archived from the original on 2015-12-18. Retrieved 2017-02-15.
  3. ^ "Gary Freeze ready with book 3 of 'The Catawbans' - Salisbury Post". Salisbury Post. 2014-12-21. Archived from the original on 2016-03-24. Retrieved 2017-02-15.