If you have biked,  jogged or walked the urban section of the Little Sugar Creek Greenway, you most likely have seen some statues of figures that are just as magnificent as the greenway itself.

These statues, which are part of a long-term project known as the “Trail of History,” help to recapture and preserve Mecklenburg’s past. A nonprofit organization (also referred to as the Trail of History) helps to raise funds, engage artists and construct the statues. Along with the help of other organizations such as the May 20th Society and ongoing support from Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, the Trail of History has completed six sculptures along the greenway.

So, who are these figures you ask? You have come to the right place.

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