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how paint Bank got that name

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So much history and beauty there.

The name has something to do with the red clay soil in so much of Va. The Cherokee used the red clay from the town's banks to make pottery and war paint. Settlers eventually used it to make paint and bricks. So it is thought that the paint bank became Paint Bank.

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