The developers of Wendell Falls and the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association are offering a chance to explore the region’s farming history and its future with an agricultural bus tour on Saturday, Sept. 17.
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In the 1850s, the area of Wendell became home to tobacco farmers settling from Granville County to escape the Granville wilt. In 1903, the area was incorporated into a town, and the residents chose the name Wendell after the poet Oliver Wendell Holmes. The iconic pronunciation—'WEN-'DELL—is attributed to the conductor at the train station.