Finding Charlotte’s Soul in Tales of Early Rebellion

Chas Fagan’s 3-ton bronze, “The Spirit of Mecklenburg,” to be unveiled today, ought to help Charlotteans better understand their city, where it came from and, just maybe, where it’s going. The statue depicts Capt. James Jack, a tavern keeper in pre-Revolutionary Charlotte – a rebellious hamlet founded where two trading paths crossed and named for the queen, to curry favor with King George III. Read more.

Charlotte Observer
May 20, 2010