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North Carolina Historical MarkersGold Mining Capital of the US -- Thomas Polk Park, Charlotte NC

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One of several historic markers at Thomas Polk Park, on the southwest corner of Independence Square

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/23/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersGeorge Washington Oak -- Charlotte NC

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A plaque on a gray granite monument placed by the Daughters of the American Revolution identifies this tree in Settler's Cemetery as the George Washington Oak.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSettler's Cemetery -- Charlotte NC

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Two gray granite monuments with plaques at the main entrance to Settler's Cemetery tell the history of the cemetery and the names of those in marked graves who lie here in eternal rest

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSouthern Radio Corporation -- Charlotte NC

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The Southern Radio Corporation launched WBT-AM and WBTV-3 in Charlotte NC, both first stations of their kinds on the air in NC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThe Latta Arcade -- Charlotte NC

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The Latta Arcade is a historic building in downtown Charlotte that dates from 1914

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThe Johnston Building -- Charlotte NC

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This historical marker is inset in the sidewalk in front of the Johnston building at 212 S Tryon Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBagley-Mullen House -- Charlotte NC

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Bagley-Mullen House stands at the corner of N Poplar and W 5th street in Charlotte NC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersEphraim Brevard -- Settler's Cemetery, Charlotte NC

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A small gray granite memorial placed by the sons and daughters of the American Revolution in honor of Revolutionary war soldier Ephraim Brevard at Settler's Cemetery, Charlotte NC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersLast Meetings of the Confederate Cabinet -- Charlotte NC

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The location of the last meeting of the Confederate Cabinet has been marked with this monument erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in downtown Charlotte NC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL-109 NC League of Municipalities -- Charlotte NC

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This NC historical marker is located at 200 S Tryon Street in downtoen Charlotte

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL-115 Mecklenburg Resolves -- Charlotte NC

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The North Carolina historical marker for the Mecklenburg resolves is located just north of Independence Square the west side of Tryon Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSite of Liberty Hall - 1777 -- Charlotte NC

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This gray granite monument in Wells Fargo Plaza marks the site of liberty Hall in downtown Charlotte

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL-114 WBT/WBTV -- Charlotte NC

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The historic marker for WBT and WBTV are all that's left of the pioneering radio and television history made at this spot in downtown Charlotte.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL-69 Catawba Indian Reservation -- Pineville NC

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This NC State historic marker is located along State Route 51 near the NC-SC border in Pineville NC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: 11/15/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersRutherford Trace-Q 43

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Located on US 23/441 near Savannah

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/31/2017

last visited: 7/11/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersQ 16 ~ Ellen Black Winston ~ Bryson City, NC

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Historical Marker placed by North Carolina Archives and History in 2011.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/31/2017

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersN 48 ~ Stanley Harris ~ Boone, NC

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North Carolina Highway Historical Marker number N 48 located along US 321/421 (West King Street) in Boone, NC.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/27/2017

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersN 51 ~ Ginseng Trade ~ Boone, NC

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North Carolina Highway Historical Marker number N 51 located at West King Street and Water Street in Boone, NC.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/26/2017

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersH-123 Coal Glen Mine Disaster

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Along 15-501 near the Deep River Bridge, the newly placed historical plaque that commemorates the Coal Glen Mine Disaster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/30/2017

last visited: 6/2/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJames Mendenhall House and Mill c. 1753 ~ 1928

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James Mendenhall was one of many Quakers that migrated south from northern states such as Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/15/2017

last visited: 12/11/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersCAPUS WAYNICK 1889-1986

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Newspaperman and public official; ambassador to Nicaragua and Colombia; adviser to governor on racial affairs, 1963-64. Grave is ¼ mile S.E.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/15/2017

last visited: 5/15/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersD-48 Charles Town

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Marker Text: "Center of a colony from Barbados led by John Vassall, 1664. Abandoned by 1667. Was located 2 mi. E. on Town Creek."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/15/2017

last visited: 5/15/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersG-129 Elizabeth Cotten 1893-1987

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“Libba” Cotten composed, recorded “Freight Train” (1958). Key figure, 1960s folk revival. Born and raised on Lloyd Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/5/2017

last visited: 4/2/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersG-127 Journey to Reconciliation

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Marker is at the corner of Columbia and Rosemary Sts in Chapel Hill, NC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/5/2017

last visited: 4/2/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersMontreat College (P-84) - Black Mountain, NC

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This North Carolina Historical Marker stands in downtown Black Mountain, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 12/5/2016

last visited: never

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