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Before the Mason-Dixon Line, there was Old Country
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Before the Mason-Dixon Line, there was Old Country Road. During the Revolutionary War, northern Nassau County heavily favored independence from Great Britain. Meanwhile, the southern side of the county mostly supported English rule. Old Country Road became a border between the two sides, with thousands from the south fighting on the British side and facing charges of treason after the war ended.(Credit: Wikipedia / Domenick D'Andrea)

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