Searching for Land and God: The Pietist Migration to North Carolina in the Late Colonial Period

Rohrer, S. Scott
October 2002
North Carolina Historical Review;Oct2002, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p409
Academic Journal
Describes the pietist migration to North Carolina during the late colonial period. Information on Peter Fray, one of the members of the movement that have migrated to North Carolina; Brief background on pietism; Factors that have influenced the movement to migrate to North Carolina; Areas in the U.S. where members of the North Carolina settlers have originated.


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