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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Penn

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The final resting place of Founding Father John Penn, one of three North Carolinians to sign the Declaration of Independence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/1/2006

last visited: 9/3/2018

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Hooper

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William Hooper is a Founding Father and was one of three North Carolinians to sign the Declaration of Independence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/2/2006

last visited: 12/31/2017

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Grave of a Famous PersonTom Alston Major League Baseball Player St. Louis Cardinals

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First Black Baseball Player for the St. Louis Cardinals 1954

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Padon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/27/2008

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLee Petty

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Lee Petty was one of the pioneers of NASCAR and father of NASCAR Legend Richard Petty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/13/2009

last visited: 9/20/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonFrederick Robert "Fritz" Klenner Jr.

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Located in Greenview Cemetery in Reidsville, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/29/2010

last visited: 10/22/2011

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Grave of a Famous PersonJudge Susie Marshall Sharp

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Located in Greenview Cemetery in Reidsville, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/28/2010

last visited: 10/22/2011

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Grave of a Famous PersonGov. David Settle Reid

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Located in the Greenview Cemetery in Reidsville, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/27/2010

last visited: 6/4/2012

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Grave of a Famous PersonFrancis Bavier "Aunt Bee"

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Francis Bavier was an actress best known for her portrayal of Aunt Bee on the popular 1960's TV series, "The Andy Griffith Show".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/2/2006

last visited: 7/21/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Wilson Ferebee - Mocksville, NC

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Colonel Thomas Ferebee served as the bombardier on the Enola Gay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 12/15/2009

last visited: 10/17/2019

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Grave of a Famous PersonAbraham Rencher

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Abraham Rencher was an attorney in Pittsboro. He served six terms in House of Representatives. Rencher was also a Minister to Portugal and the Governor of the Territory of New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/26/2006

last visited: 5/2/2013

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Owen

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John Owen was a member of the state legislature, an early supporter of the vote for land-owning blacks and served as Governor of North Carolina. He could easily have become President of the United States had he accepted an offer to run as Vice President on Henry Harrison's ticket in 1840. (Harrison died in office shortly after his inauguration.) Owen is buried in Pittsboro, North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/27/2006

last visited: 4/28/2006

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoseph Caldwell

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Grave site and memorial to the first President of the University of North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 3/5/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonCharles Kuralt

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Television personality and host of the CBS TV series "On the Road".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 3/17/2012

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Grave of a Famous PersonKay Kyser

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Big band leader and radio personality who hosted one of the most popular musical programs on radio in the 30's and 40's, "Kay Kyser's Kollege of Musical Knowledge". An alumni of the University of North Carolina, Kyser is buried on campus in the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 3/17/2012

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Grave of a Famous PersonBaxter "Buck" Jordan Major League Baseball Player

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Grave of 10 Year Major League Veteran. Salisbury, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Padon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 12/19/2007

last visited: 8/4/2018

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Grave of a Famous PersonChang and Eng Bunker

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Gravesite of the "Siamese Twins" Chang & Eng.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScubaDewd

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/27/2006

last visited: 6/24/2021

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Grave of a Famous PersonBartlett Leonidas Durham - Durham, NC

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This is the final resting place of Bartlett Leonidas Durham, Representative of NC State Legislature and founder of Durham, NC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dream chaser

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/11/2021

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames O'Kelly - Durham, NC

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Grave of James O'Kelly, founder of the Christian Church in North Carolina

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/18/2009

last visited: 2/17/2009

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Bradley Umstead

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Governor of North Carolina 1953-54. US Senator, congressman, Democratic leader, lawyer. Umstead State Park (near Raleigh) is named for this public servant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PFF

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/4/2006

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEnos "Country" Slaughter

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Enos Slaughter was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1985.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 12/22/2012

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMichael John Lockwood - China Grove, NC

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Michael John Lockwood is better known to Professional Wrestling Fans at “Crash Holly.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/12/2017

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRalph Lee Earnhardt - Kannapolis, North Carolina

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Ralph Earnhardt was one of the early pioneers of NASCAR Racing and a member of the International Motorsports Hall of Fame.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 12/5/2009

last visited: 11/8/2012

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames T. "Jim" Valvano

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As coach of the North Carolina State Wolfpack, Jim Valvano won the NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship in 1983.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 12/1/2012

last visited: 3/23/2014

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Grave of a Famous PersonJesse Alexander Helms, Jr - Raleigh NC

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US Senator. During his Senate career Helms was Chairman of the Committees on Agriculture and Foreign Relations. Like many southern politicians of the 1950s and 1960s, he started as a segregationist, but later claimed to have moderated his views.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/16/2020

last visited: 10/9/2021

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Grave of a Famous PersonWorth Bagley - Raleigh NC

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The first American officer and only line officer of the Navy who fell in the Spanish-American War. Killed on board the US torpedo boat Winslow during the bombardment at Cardenas, Cuba, May 11, 1898

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/16/2020

last visited: 10/9/2021

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