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

Rutherford Trace

 
 
Rutherford Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 27, 2009
1. Rutherford Trace Marker
Inscription. General Griffith Rutherford stationed at Fort McGaughey, built by the Colonial government of NC in 1765. He left McGaughey September 1780 with Col. James Martin and Col. Martin Armstrong going against the Cherokee Indians beyond the Blue Ridge. The route traveled was known as the Rutherford Trace.
 
Erected by Rutherford County 225th Anniversary Committee.
 
Location. 35° 27.254′ N, 81° 53.218′ W. Marker is in Logan, North Carolina, in Rutherford County. Marker is on North Carolina Route 64. 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 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort McGaughey (within shouting distance of this marker); Brittain Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. James Milton Webb (approx. 4.8 miles away); Gilbert Town (approx. 6.1 miles away); Joshua Forman (approx. 6.7 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 6.9 miles away); Bechtler's Mint (approx. 6.9 miles away); James Adair (approx. 7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Logan.
 
Also see . . .
1. General Griffith Rutherford. (Submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Rutherford Trace. (Submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Rutherford Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 27, 2009
2. Rutherford Trace Marker

 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Rutherford Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2010
3. Rutherford Trace Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 813 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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