Valdese in Burke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Waldensian Colony
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 (State Highway 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 . . . Who were the Waldenses?. (Submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 913 times since then and 19 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.