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North Carolina Historical MarkersI-90 EDWIN GILL 1899-1978

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Marker Name: EDWIN GILL 1899-1978, Marker Text: State treasurer, 1953-77; commissioner of revenue, 1942-49. Secretary, Gov. O. Max Gardner, 1931-33. Lived one block N.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: 9/12/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 34 Trading Path

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In North Carolina, the early history of the colony is replete with stories of the reliance by colonists upon Indian trade and trading routes, and the consequent establishment of villages where they engaged in bartering.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: 7/8/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 11 Andrew Jackson

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Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States, was born a few miles southwest of this spot, March 15, 1767.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: 7/8/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJ 114 GLENN T. SETTLE 1894-1967

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Glenn T Settle, founder of Wings Over Jordan Choir and Negro Hour radio show, 1937. He promoted traditional spiritual music & racial harmony. Born 2 mi. SW.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: 7/9/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 35 Trading Path

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In North Carolina, the early history of the colony is replete with stories of the reliance by colonists upon Indian trade and trading routes, and the consequent establishment of villages where they engaged in bartering.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: 7/8/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 32 Ferdinand Foch

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On December 9, 1921, Ferdinand Foch, formerly the commander-in-chief of all allied armies in World War I, gave a speech at the Union County Courthouse praising America’s role in the conflict.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: 7/8/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 16 Cornwallis

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In May 1780 Charleston fell, and the following August, Major General Charles Cornwallis, destroyed an American army led by General Horatio Gates, the “hero” of Saratoga

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: 7/8/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 6 WM. HENRY BELK 1862-1952

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William Henry Belk, merchant and founder of the department store chain that bears his name, was born in Lancaster County, South Carolina, in 1862 to Abel and Sarah Belk.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: 7/8/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 54 David F Houston

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David F Houston,Secretary of Agriculture and later of the Treasury under Wilson. College president and author. His birthplace stood 60 yards north.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: 7/8/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 57 T. WALTER BICKETT

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To Thomas W. Bickett, the first North Carolina governor to reach the office by way of a statewide party primary, fell the task of leading the state through World War I.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/2/2014

last visited: 7/2/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 67 CAMP SUTTON

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Along with Camp Butner, Camp Davis, and Fort Bragg, Camp Sutton was among the largest military training facilities in North Carolina (and the nation) during the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/2/2014

last visited: 7/2/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 58 Wingate University

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Discussions about establishing a church-sponsored school in Union County began as early as 1876 at the yearly meeting of the Brown Creek Union Baptist Association.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/2/2014

last visited: 7/2/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 88 A. R. NEWSOME 1894-1951

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Albert Ray Newsome, North Carolina historian, was born in Marshville June 4, 1894, to Richard Clyde and Julia Ross Newsome

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/2/2014

last visited: 7/2/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 68 PLEASANT GROVE CAMP GROUND

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The first camp meeting at the site that would come to be known as Pleasant Grove is believed to have taken place in 1829.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/2/2014

last visited: 7/2/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 90 JOHN J. PARKER

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John Johnston Parker, jurist, was born in Monroe to John and Frances Parker. His brother Samuel I. Parker was a decorated hero of World War I

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2014

last visited: 7/1/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 94 DAVIE'S ATTACK

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Early on the morning of September 21, twenty-four-year-old William R. Davie, only days earlier appointed the commander of all cavalry in North Carolina, initiated a daring surprise attack.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2014

last visited: 7/1/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 100 Samuel I Parker

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Robert L. Blackwell of Hurdle Mills in Person County and Samuel I. Parker of Monroe in Union County were the only North Carolinians to receive the Medal of Honor for service in World War I.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2014

last visited: 7/2/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersI-91 Laurinburg Institute

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This NC Historical Marker is dedicated to the educational facility - Laurinburg Institute.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: 6/24/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersGeorge A. Trenholm (P-52)

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North Carolina highway Mark P-52 can be found north of Flat Rock on US 225, the Greenville Highway, at the SE intersection of North Highland Lake Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSt. John In The Wilderness (P-31)

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North Carolina highway Mark P-31 can be found north of Flat Rock on US 225, the Greenville Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersCarl Sandburg 1878-1967 (P-75)

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North Carolina Mark P 75 notes the location of the nearby Carl Sandburg home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersCharlotte Speedway (L105)

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This marker is located near the Charlotte Douglas International Airport just off of Interstate 85.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DukeRoom

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/3/2014

last visited: 6/29/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersB 25 Flat Swamp Church

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This North Carolina Historical Marker is on US Hwy 64 at Jenkins Road about 1.5 miles west of Robersonville, North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/26/2013

last visited: 2/22/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersI-18 Sherman's Army

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I- 18 Sherman's Army located on Hay Street near the intersection of Ray Avenue in downtown Fayetteville, North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member david28377

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/25/2013

last visited: 11/23/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersII-1 BATTLE OF BENTONVILLE, MARCH 19, 20, AND 21, 1865

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II-1 Battle of Bentonville is located at a rest stop just south of exit 49 on northbound I-95 near Fayetteville, North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member david28377

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/14/2013

last visited: 10/25/2013

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