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Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

A Heroine of ‘76

1781 – 1902

 
 
A Heroine of ‘76 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 19, 2006
1. A Heroine of ‘76 Marker
Inscription.
Mrs. Keren Happuch Turner
mother of Elizabeth
the wife of Joseph
Morehead of N.C., and
grandmother of Captain
James and of John Morehead,
a young N.C. soldier under
Greene, rode horse-back from
her Maryland home and at
Guilford Court House nursed
to health a badly wounded son.

 
Location. 36° 7.908′ N, 79° 50.787′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker can be reached from New Garden Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park on the Monument Row walking trail, just north of the Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gillies (a few steps from this marker); Nathaniel Macon (a few steps from this marker); Monument Row (within shouting distance of this marker); Brig. Gen. Jethro Sumner (within shouting distance of this marker); Mrs. Martha McFarlane McGee-Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Guilford Courthouse National Military Park (within
Turner Monument in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 19, 2006
2. Turner Monument in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
shouting distance of this marker); Washington’s Southern States Tour (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain James Morehead (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on June 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse. American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on June 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse 1781. An account of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse from a British perspective from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on August 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Guilford Courthouse NMP image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
3. Marker in Guilford Courthouse NMP
The Heroine of '76 is one of several monuments seen here on Monument Row.
Closeup of Mrs. Keren Happuch Turner image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
4. Closeup of Mrs. Keren Happuch Turner
Monument Row image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 19, 2006
5. Monument Row
The Turner Monument is on Monument Row, a walking trail in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park behind the Visitor Center. It can be seen on the old postcard on this wayside marker.
 
 
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