The Continuing Heritage


The Conover City Flag

The Conover City Seal

Both the Seal (1992) and Flag (1997) were designed
by Randolph S. Williams, AICP, Planning Director for Conover.

Long has raged the controversy regarding whether the Conover "Y" is a "WYE" or a"Y."
As the founding fathers had intended, the affectionate term was used to describe a railroad term (WYE) meaning a logical method of changing a train's destination, 180 degrees. In the newly-formed commercial center of Conover, a progressive Southern town well deserved a railroad presence bringing town.

Watch this page for the story of the WYE.

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Derick S. Hartshorn - 2008
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