Lexington in Davidson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Captain Benjamin Merrill
of regulators. Was executed by
officials of the Crown, June 19, 1771.
Home was 8 miles south.
Erected 1981 by National Society Daughters of the American Revolution - Capt. Benj. Merrill Chapter.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 35° 49.461′ N, 80° 15.2′ W. Marker is in Lexington, North Carolina, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of N Main Street and W Center Street, on the right when traveling south on N Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington NC 27292, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daniel Boone and Gen. Nathanael Greene (here, next to this marker); City of Lexington (here, next to this marker); Old Davidson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Confederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Wm. Rainey Holt The Homestead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pilgrim Church (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
Also see . . . Battle of Alamance. Description of the battle from the Alamance County, NC website. (Submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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