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North Carolina Historical MarkersMill Hill - Cabarrus County, NC

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This historic marker stands on Mooresville Road in Cabarrus County, North Carolina

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 12/6/2009

last visited: never

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NC Congressman, and Alabama Governor birthplace

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Padon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/6/2008

last visited: 7/23/2009

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 13 Granville Grant

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S. Boundary of NC Colony nearby in 1746. Present day Kannapolis, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Padon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/22/2010

last visited: 3/10/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJames W. Cannon | L-55

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Located on US 29/601 (Cannon Boulevard) in Kannapolis

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/14/2009

last visited: 7/9/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersM35 Prospect Church And Academy

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NC 152 west of China Grove near Rowan/Iredell county line

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/16/2009

last visited: 8/5/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersM39 Augustus Leazer

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NC 152 west of China Grove near Rowan/Iredell county line

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/16/2009

last visited: 8/5/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersX-Ray Experiments - Davidson, North Carolina

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This hisoric marker is located adjacent to Davidson College, where Dr. H. L. Smith conducted X-Ray Experiments.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 12/6/2009

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersDavidson College

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Davidson College Historic Marker is located on Main Street at the entrance to the College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/30/2009

last visited: 8/23/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersWarren Coleman | L-91

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Located on US Highway 601 and Main Street in Concord

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BachPlayer

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/2/2009

last visited: 5/18/2014

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North Carolina Historical Markers L21 Griffith Rutherford ca. 1721-1805

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Historical mark notes the nearby location of a militia general's home site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/6/2008

last visited: 2/14/2009

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This sign notes the first North Carolina use of an R.F.D. route in China Grove.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/6/2008

last visited: 3/10/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL-8 NATHANIEL ALEXANDER 1756-1808

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"Governor, 1805-07. Was a surgeon in Revolutionary War; later Congressman. Birthplace was 3 mi. N."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/30/2016

last visited: 5/30/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThyatira

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The Thaytira Presbyterian Church was founded in 1753 and is one of the oldest churhes in Rowan County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/14/2006

last visited: 8/4/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersMatthew Locke, L-62

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Brigadier General of North Carolina troops during the American Revolutionary War and served in the United States Congress from 1793 – 1799.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/19/2006

last visited: 8/4/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSamuel E. McCorkle, L-20

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Samuel McCorkle was an early minister and educator in Rowan County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/14/2006

last visited: 8/4/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL-23 William Lee Davidson

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General William Lee Davidson is a Revolutionary War General killed at the Battle of Cowan Ford. He is buried nearby in the church cemetery. He is the namesake of Davidson, NC and Davidson College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: 12/11/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHistoric Latta Plantation

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This marker denotes the last remaining cotton plantation open to the public. Mr. James Latta was a prominent farmer in the area. His home is open to tours.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: 12/11/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL-77 ROCKY RIVER CHURCH

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"Presbyterian. Founded in early 1750s. Hugh McAden preached here 1755. First regular pastor, Alexander Craighead, 1758. Present church constructed 1860."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/30/2016

last visited: 5/30/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 61 Francis Locke 1722-1796

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Home of Whig Col. stood nearby. Rowan Co. NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Padon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/4/2008

last visited: 8/4/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSt. John's Church (L 72)

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Lutheran. Began ca.1745 as Dutch Buffalo Creek Church. Adolph Nussman was first regular pastor, 1773. Building erected 1845. 300 yards north.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/21/2020

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL-46 Organ Or Zion Church

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The marker is located roadside on NC 152 at Organ Church Road west of Rockwell, NC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/22/2018

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersMount Pleasant Collegiate Institute | L-65

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NC 73 (Franklin Street) @ SR 1006 (Main Street) in Mt. Pleasant

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BachPlayer

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/2/2009

last visited: 7/12/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersMount Amoena Seminary | L-66

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NC 73 (Franklin Street) @ SR 1006 (Main Street) in Mt Pleasant

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BachPlayer

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/2/2009

last visited: 6/25/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL 60 Old Stone House

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Marker on Hwy 52 in Granite Quarry N.C. for the house 1/2 mile N.E.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/26/2008

last visited: 2/5/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL1 Hezekiah Alexander House

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Ca. 1774 House of Revolutionary leader in Charlotte, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Padon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/9/2009

last visited: 5/23/2019

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