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“Boomtown Rabbits: The Rabbit Market in Chatham County, North Carolina”

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Read more about The Chatham Rabbit from our friends at OUR STATE MAGAZINE

- will sexton

“Perennial rabbit
dynasties filled the fields,
meadows & hedgerows”

“In the years between 1880 & 1920, Chatham County turned its rabbits into something like a regional brand recognized throughout the southeast and along the eastern seaboard.”

toward their family & friends

HAPPINESS & AFFECTION

Highly social, rabbits are
known to frequently express
genuine feelings of

SENTIMENT, REBIRTH & CREATIVITY

The rabbit is a sign of

ABUNDANCE & PROSPERITY

Our gilded cottontail is
the ultimate symbol of

WONDERFUL THINGS
TO COME!

The hare represents
the freshness of spring
& the promise of

NESTLED IN THE HEART OF THE RABBIT CAPITOL OF THE CAROLINAS IT SEEMED ONLY RIGHT TO HONOR THE LOCAL COTTONTAIL