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The Waldensian Colony

 
 
The Waldensian Colony Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 28, 2009
1. The Waldensian Colony Marker
Inscription. To the Waldensian Colony from the Cottian Alps. who settled here first in 1893 numbering in all 427, in recognition of their Christian ideals, integrity, industry and good citizenship this monument is erected, by the Town of Valdese. And Burke County Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of their arrival
 
Erected by The Town of Valdese and Burke County.
 
Location. 35° 44.593′ N, 81° 33.746′ W. Marker is in Valdese, North Carolina, in Burke County. Marker is on Main St E (North Carolina Route 70). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Valdese NC 28690, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waldenses (a few steps from this marker); Valdese Centennial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Valdese Foundation Heritage Millennium Clock Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rutherford College (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Rutherford College (approx. 2.2 miles away); Camp Vance (approx. 4.7 miles away); Boughton Hospital (approx. 6.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (approx. 7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Valdese.
 
Also see . . .
The Waldensian Colony Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 28, 2009
2. The Waldensian Colony Marker
 Who were the Waldenses?. (Submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
The Waldensian Co lony Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 28, 2009
3. The Waldensian Co lony Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 899 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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