Near Rockingham in Richmond County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Henry William Harrington
Erected 1948 by North Carolina Archives, Conservation, and Highway Department. (Marker Number K-28.)
Location. 34° 51.828′ N, 79° 50.226′ W. Marker is near Rockingham, North Carolina, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 1 and Osborne Road (North Carolina Highway 1104), on the left when traveling south on U.S. 1. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockingham NC 28379, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pee Dee Meeting (approx. 3.4 miles away); Pegues Place / Revolutionary Cartel (approx. 5.3 miles away in South Carolina); Richmond County Veterans Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Richmond County Korean War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Richmond County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Richmond County Iraq & Afghanistan War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Richmond County War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rockingham.
Also see . . . Google Books: Biographical history of North Carolina By Samuel A'Court Ashe. (Submitted on June 4, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of grave site (1- Go south from Rockingham on US # 1. --you will cross over the #74 bypass of Rockingham & Hamlet • 2- Continue for approximately one mile, turn right on paved road to Cordova. • 3- As you approach Cordova bear left and you will run into state road #1103 • 4- Bear left on state road #l103 and you will pass Diggs Chapel Church on your right • 5- Continue past Diggs Chapel Church for about 3/4 or 1 mile, and on right will notice an unpaved road with a chain blocking entrance. • 6-Park car here & walk about 3/4 mile down this unpaved road and two large poplar trees can be seen off to the left. The Harrington Cemetery is at the Poplar trees.) • Can you help?