About GastoniaGastonia is situated in the industrial Piedmont west of Charlotte. Nearby are Kings Mountain National Military Park, S.C., and Crowders Mountain State Park.
A strike at Gastonia's Loray Mill in the 1920s became the subject of several novels: “A Stone Came Rolling” by Fielding Burke, “Strike” by Mary Heaton Vorse and “To Make My Bread” by Grace Lumpkin.
Things to Do The Schiele Museum of Natural History
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