Orange Tour In The Queen City

Orange Tour In The Queen City

Tonight and tomorrow, Orange Tour is settling into “The Hornet’s Nest,” also known as Charlotte, North Carolina! Let’s get to know Charlotte a little bit better . . . The Hornet’s Nest is one of two nicknames that Charlotte wears—“given” to the city during the Revolutionary War by British commander General Cornwallis. Cornwallis occupied the city but was driven out by hostile residents, prompting him to write that Charlotte was “a hornet’s nest of rebellion.” The city was... Read More