Catsburg Country Store — Durham County, North Carolina

Catsburg General Store -- Durham, North Carolina
The Catsburg Country Store was built in the 1920s by Sheriff Eugene Belvin at the junction of Old Oxford Highway and Hamlin Road just north of Durham, North Carolina.
Catsburg General Store -- Durham, North Carolina
This store is named after a Sheriff Eugene G. Belvin, nicknamed “Cat” for his smooth and easy moves and his slick ability to sneak up on moonshine stills.  Rumors abound that he was just doing this in order to weed out the competition as he was a notorious moonshiner himself.  Cat served as sheriff of Durham County from 1930-1958 and is the longest serving sheriff in the county’s history.
Catsburg General Store -- Durham, North Carolina
Catsburg General Store -- Durham, North Carolina

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