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North Carolina Historical MarkersRehoboth Church, Marker B-49

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Rehoboth Church. Colonial Anglican congregation known as Skinners Chapel. Present church constructed 1850-1853. Now United Methodist.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSomerset Place, Marker B-57

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Somerset Place. Antebellum plantation of Josiah Collins III, who grew rice & corn. Home in 1860 to 328 slaves. Located six miles south.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBattle of Plymouth, Marker BB-6

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The Battle of Plymouth took place April 17-20, 1864.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 5/19/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHoke's Final Line, Marker BBB-4

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Hoke's Final Line. The extreme left flank of Confederate General Robt. F. Hoke's brigade was formed a few yds. N. just before the final attack, April 20, 1864.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersRansom's Assault: Marker BBB-5

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Ransom's Assault. General Matt Ransom's brigade formed in line of battle near here in the final Confederate attack, April 20, 1864.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical Markers85th Redoubt, Marker BBB-6

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85th Redoubt. Union fort built by the 85th New York Regiment. It was taken on April 18, 1864, in one of the heaviest assaults of the seige.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersUnion Earthworks, Marker BBB-7

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Union Earthworks. The main line of Union defenses during the Battle of Plymouth, April 17-20, 1864, was built across the road at this point.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersNaval Action, Marker BBB-8

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Naval Action. The Confederate ironclad ram "Albemarle" sank the Union gunboat "Southfield," April 19, 1864, one mile N.E. in the Roanoke River.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFort Williams, Marker BBB-9

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Fort Williams. Principal Union fort at Plymouth, named for Gen. Thomas Williams, stood here. It was the last fort to fall, April 20, 1864.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersEdward Warren, Marker B-20

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Edward Warren. Born in Tyrrell County, 1828, Surgeon General of N.C., 1862-65, Professor of Surgery in Maryland, Chief Sergeon of Egypt, died in Paris.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/5/2006

last visited: 2/8/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJames Johnston Pettigrew, Marker B-12

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James Johnston Pettigrew. Confederate General, famed for charge at Gettysburg. His grave is 8 miles south.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/4/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersCharles Pettigrew, Marker B-29

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Charles Pettigrew. First Bishop-elect of Episcopal Church in N.C., 1794. St. David's Church, erected 1803 at his expense, and his home are 1/2 mile southeast.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/3/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersNorth Carolina Railroad, Marker J-102

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Opened interior of North Carolina.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 8/26/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJefferson Davis, Marker J-21

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The President of the Confederacy held two meetings of his cabinet, April 12-13, 1865, at the home of J. T. Wood, which was a few yards N.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 8/26/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersConfederate Cabinet, Marker J-22

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Members of the cabinet, fleeing south, occupied a railroad car near this spot, Apr. 11-15, 1865.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 8/26/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSit-Ins, Marker J-79

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Launched the national drive for integrated lunch counters, Feb. 1, 1960, in Woolworth store 2 blocks south.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 2/8/2008

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North Carolina Historical MarkersCone Brothers, Marker J-96

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Moses and Ceasar Cone pioneered marketing of textiles; manufactured denim & flannel. Their first mill, Proximity, 1895, was 1/4 mile N.E.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 4/21/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersT. Gilbert Pearson, Marker J-64

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T. Gilbert Pearson: 1873-1943. Ornithologist; teacher; internationally honored conservationist. Founded Audubon Society in N. C. Grave is 1/10 mi. N.E.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 11/3/2008

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