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North Carolina Historical MarkersFort Barnwell, Marker C-32

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A marker notes the location of a base of operations and fortification used during the Tuscarora War. The nearby unincorporated community still bears the name of the fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/12/2006

last visited: 4/5/2009

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North Carolina Historical MarkersWashington's Southern Tour, Marker C-17

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In the spring and summer of 1791, Washington completed a tour of the southern states, traveling almost 2,000 miles through Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia. One of Washington's stops was at the home of Colonel John Allen, about five miles from this marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/3/2006

last visited: 1/11/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersErvin T. Rouse 1917-1981 (C-78)

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Fiddler and songwriter. Penned widely-recorded "Orange Blossom Special," bluegrass standard (1938). He was born ¼ mile S.E.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/21/2020

last visited: 10/23/2021

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North Carolina Historical MarkersCatechna - F-36

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Located on Queen Street at Highland Boulevard in Grifton, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/12/2010

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBlount Hall - F-23

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Located on NC-11 at Blount Hall Road in Grifton, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/12/2010

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersTower Hill, Marker F-13

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A marker commemorating a colonial capital authorized never built. This marker is at NC State Highway 55 and Tower Hill Road in Lenoir County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/3/2006

last visited: 1/8/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersGeneral Robert Hoke Monument

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This is an old Historical Commission Marker honoring North Carolina's own General Robert Hoke and his "glorious victory" in the Battle of Wyse Fork. This marker is located at a pull-out on U.S. Highway 70. The Battle of Wyse Fork marker is at this location as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/4/2006

last visited: 1/8/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBattle of Wyse Fork, Marker FF-1

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A large interpretive marker located near the site of the Civil War Battle of Wyse Fork fought in March 1865. A battlefield map accompanies considerable text describing the battle, participants and troop movements.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/4/2006

last visited: 5/23/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBatchelder's Creek, Marker C-51

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Batchelder's Creek was the site of a Union outpost captured by the Confederates on February 1, 1864. The earthworks from the fortifications are near this marker. There is a twist and a controversial end to this story, however.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/13/2006

last visited: 6/24/2006

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFormer Colleges (F58)

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NC Historical Marker located along NC 102 in Ayden, NC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DukeRoom

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/19/2014

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersWashington's Southern Tour - F-10

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Located on Lee Street at Third Street in Ayden, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/12/2010

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersLewis School, Marker F-28

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A marker noting the location of a notable private school in Kinston.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/20/2006

last visited: 1/8/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHarmony Hall, Marker F-49

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A historic building in Kinston, that was once owned by North Carolina's first Governor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/3/2006

last visited: 5/6/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThe Town of Kingston

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A marker commemorating the establishment of Kinston, formerly called Kingston, in 1762. This tablet is located on the grounds of the Lenoir County Courthouse and was placed in 1929.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 8/31/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersCSS Neuse (F-15)

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Confederate ironclad, built at Whitehall and floated down the Neuse. Grounded and burned by Confederates in 1865. Remains one block N.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/21/2020

last visited: 10/23/2021

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFoster's Raid - F-20

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Located on US 70 Bus. at US 258 near Kinston NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/13/2010

last visited: 5/6/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersWashington's Southern Tour - C-16

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Located on NC -58 at NC-41, Trenton, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/15/2010

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersRichard Caswell, Marker F-2

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Richard Caswell was North Carolina's first constitutional Governor

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/30/2006

last visited: 1/8/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersRam Neuse, Marker F-15

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The Ram Neuse or CSS Neuse is a confederate ironclad ram, destroyed by the Confederates to avoid Union capture. The remains were salvaged in 1963 and are now on public display near this marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 1/8/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersRichard Caswell Historic Marker

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This is a 1919 North Carolina State Historic Marker located very near the newer 1938 Highway Marker for Caswell.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/30/2006

last visited: 6/24/2006

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North Carolina Historical MarkersF. M. Simmons - C-45

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Located on Oak Grove Road, Pollocksville, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/14/2010

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersWheat Swamp Church - F-40

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Located on US 258 at Institute Road in Kinston, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/13/2010

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFoscue Plantation House - Jones NC

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Located in Pollocksville, North Carolina, in Jones County. Marker is on 7509 US Highway 17 north of Harriet Lane

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/15/2010

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersB17 Fort Hill

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B17 located on the side of Hwy 33, east of Chocowinity.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ECPirates

location: North Carolina

date approved: 12/13/2008

last visited: 3/23/2009

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North Carolina Historical MarkersTRINITY CHURCH-B-46

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NC 33 in Chocowinity

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 12/15/2009

last visited: 12/15/2009

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