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I-88 LEWIS LEARY 1835-1859
in North Carolina Historical Markers
Free black abolitionist & conspirator in 1859 with John Brown in attack on U.S. arsenal at Harpers Ferry. Killed in assault. Lived in Fayetteville.
posted by: NCDaywalker
location: North Carolina
date approved: 1/28/2016
last visited: 1/28/2016
I-89 OMAR IBN SAID ca. 1770-1863
"Muslim slave & scholar. African-born, he penned autobiography in Arabic, 1831. Lived in Bladen County and worshipped with local Presbyterians."
I-22 THOMPSON INSTITUTE
"Est. 1881 for blacks by Lumber River Bapt. Assoc. Boarding school; trained teachers; named for A.H. Thompson. Succeeded here by public school in 1942."
The Yadkin Road
The path was said to be an ancient trail first used by buffalo to travel from the coastal grazing areas to the Yadkin River Valley grazing lands.
Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (N49)
This marker is located off of Green Street at the Burke County Courthouse.
posted by: DukeRoom
date approved: 1/26/2016
last visited: never
ANDRE MICHAUX ~ Q-17
A North Carolina Historical Marker located at US 64/NC 28 (West Main Street) in Highlands.
posted by: Manville Possum
date approved: 6/12/2015
Catawba College-O 51
On Bus US 321 at the southern city limits in Catawba.
posted by: Markerman62
date approved: 4/9/2015
last visited: 4/9/2015
St. John's Church-O 64
On NC 16 at St. John's Church Rd NE, north of Conover.
Nicholas N. Nixon 1800-1868-D 68
On Bus US 17 just northeast of Porter's Neck Rd in the Kirkland community.
North Carolina/South Carolina-O 19
At the state line on US 176 between Tryon, NC and Landrum, SC.
George Davis-D 35
A marker in Kirkland, a suburb of Wilmington, on Bus. US 17.
date approved: 4/6/2015
last visited: 4/8/2003
Judson College-P 43
Along US 64 in Hendersonville.
date approved: 3/11/2015
last visited: 3/27/2015
Forestry School-P 59
On US 276 near the Blue Ridge Parkway.
"Cataloochee Trail"-P 51
On US 276 near I-40.
"Cataloochee Trail"-P 50
A marker across from Lake Junaluska.
Horace Kephart-Q 41
A marker in Bryson City.
North Carolina/Georgia-Q 29
A state line marker on US 19 south of Murphy.
Cherokee Indian Reservation/(Leaving) Cherokee Reservation-Q 14
A marker depicting the boundary of the Cherokee Reservation near Cherokee.
Cherokee Defeat-Q 8
Another marker near Franklin that depicts Cherokee action in the area.
Frances Goodrich 1856-1944-P 73
This marker located not far from Marshall is about the great granddaughter of Noah Webster.
Confederate Laboratory-O 40
Near downtown Lincolnton.
U.D.C. Memorial Hall-O 41
Another of several markers located in downtown Lincolnton.
last visited: 4/10/2015
J.G. Arends-O 45
One of several markers in downtown Lincolnton.
Andre Michaux-O 28
A marker in downtown Lincolnton.
Robert F. Hoke 1837-1912-O 15
Located near downtown Lincolnton.
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