Bracey, Virginia -- The Root of Mecklenburg County: From St. Tammany to Today

The area now called Bracey began to form as a community in 1762 when a ferry across the Roanoke River (now Lake Gaston) began operation and the territory around the northern landing became a commercial center. The landing at Blanton's Ferry in 1792 became officially the town of St. Tammany when the General Assembly made it the first incorporated town in Mecklenburg County. Today, Bracey, Virginia enjoys a growing population of nearly 2,000 residents...

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