The Origin of ‘Scuffletown’.

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“The Origin of ‘Scuffletown’.” Lumberton Argus 15 Nov. 1904: 1.


Wash Lowrie reports that wagoners hauling in whiskey used to camp under a mulberry tree. Men gathered there to drink and scuffle around until their wives took them home. See also Evans (entry 1118), p. 29 note 18.

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