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High Shoals in Gaston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Fulenwider

 
 
John Fulenwider Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 2, 2009
1. John Fulenwider Marker
Inscription. Founder of High Shoals Iron Works about 1795. One of first producers of pig iron by charcoal process. Revolutionary patriot. Buried 20 yds. W.
 
Erected 1960 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number O 54.)
 
Location. 35° 24.098′ N, 81° 12.123′ W. Marker is in High Shoals, North Carolina, in Gaston County. Marker is on North Lincoln Street (North Carolina Route 321) near Thompkins Street (North Carolina Route 1812), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 North Lincoln Street, High Shoals NC 28077, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Iron Works (approx. 3.9 miles away); Schenck-Warlick Mill (approx. 5.5 miles away); Cemetery (approx. 5.5 miles away); J.G. Arends (approx. 5.6 miles away); "Old White Church" Cemetery / " Old White Church " (approx. 5.6 miles away); William A. Hoke (approx. 5.7 miles away); Stephen D. Ramseur (approx. 5.7 miles away); Hiram R. Revels (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Persons
 
John Fulenwider Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 2, 2009
2. John Fulenwider Marker
Machinery Item near the marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 2, 2009
3. Machinery Item near the marker
While there is no information to identify the purpose of this object, it can be assumed it was once part of Fulenwider's ironworks, which remained in operation until 1875.
John Fulenwider Grave Site Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 2, 2009
4. John Fulenwider Grave Site
About 20 yds. west of the marker.
John Fulenwider Grave Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 2, 2009
5. John Fulenwider Grave Marker
High Shoals United Methodist Church Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 2, 2009
6. High Shoals United Methodist Church
Old High Shoals Bridge Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 2, 2009
7. Old High Shoals Bridge
Now closed to traffic.
State Highway Commission Plaque at the High Shoals Bridge Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 2, 2009
8. State Highway Commission Plaque at the High Shoals Bridge
Gaston County
State Project No. 6302
Built by
North Carolina
State Highway Commission
With Federal Aid
1931
 
 
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