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Rutherfordton in Rutherford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

James Adair

 
 
James Adair Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 21, 2008
1. James Adair Marker
Inscription. In 1787 fifty acres of land were purchased from James Adair for founding of Rutherford Town, which serves as the second county seat.
 
Location. 35° 22.243′ N, 81° 57.398′ W. Marker is in Rutherfordton, North Carolina, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Main Street and 5th Street, on the left when traveling north on N. Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rutherfordton NC 28139, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (about 400 feet away); Bechtler's Mint (about 600 feet away); Stoneman's Raid (about 600 feet away); Rutherfordton Confederate Monument (about 700 feet away); Rutherford County (about 700 feet away); Joshua Forman (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rutherfordton (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rutherfordton.
 
Also see . . .  Rutherford County History. (Submitted on December 30, 2008, by Russ Meade of Lake Lure, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
James Adair Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 21, 2008
2. James Adair Marker
James Adair Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2010
3. James Adair Marker
Rutherford County Courthouse Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 21, 2008
4. Rutherford County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,047 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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