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Salisbury in Rowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Trading Ford

 
 
Trading Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
1. Trading Ford Marker
Inscription.
On famous trading path
used by Indians and
early settlers. There
Greene, retreating from
Cornwallis, crossed on
Feb. 2, 1781. East 1 mi.

 
Erected 1980 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number L 24.)
 
Location. 35° 43.293′ N, 80° 23.713′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, North Carolina, in Rowan County. Marker is on North Carolina Route 150, in the median. Click for map. Marker is located on the south side of the Yadkin River Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury NC 28144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stonemanís Raid (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Trading Ford (approx. one mile away); Historic Spencer Shops (approx. 3.2 miles away); Trading Path (approx. 4.5 miles away); John Steele (approx. 4.8 miles away); a different marker also named Stonemanís Raid (approx. 5.2 miles away); Harry Cowan (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Stonemanís Raid (approx. 5.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansNotable PlacesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker at the Yadkin River Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
2. Marker at the Yadkin River Bridge
The bridge over the Yadkin River can be seen in this photo behind the marker.
Trading Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
3. Trading Ford Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 532 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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