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Draughon Cross Roads

 
 
Draughon Cross Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Draughon Cross Roads Marker
Inscription. Named for George and Hardy Draughon, brothers who came from Edgecombe County about 1795, and purchased land joining both roads. George lived near this spot. Later he moved to 9/10 mile beyond Beamonís Cross Roads, Hwy. No. 421, died and was buried there in 1866, age 94. Two sons Gary and James lived here from marriage until death 1850-1854. Hardy lived one mile south at next cross roads, died and buried there in 1841, age 74.
 
Location. 35° 17.482′ N, 78° 32.44′ W. Marker is in Dunn, North Carolina, in Harnett County. Marker is at the intersection of Harnett-Dunn Hwy (North Carolina Route 55) and Green Path Road, on the right when traveling east on Harnett-Dunn Hwy. Click for map. Marker is located at the southeast corner of the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Dunn NC 28334, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Averasboro (approx. 3.3 miles away); G. B. Cashwell (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Averasboro (approx. 4.9 miles away); Sherman's March (approx. 5.1 miles away); Lebanon (approx. 7.5 miles away); North Carolina
Draughon Cross Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. Draughon Cross Roads Marker
(approx. 7.6 miles away); Averasboro Battlefield Museum (approx. 7.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Averasboro (approx. 7.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dunn.
 
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Draughon Cross Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Draughon Cross Roads Marker
Draughon Cross Roads image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
4. Draughon Cross Roads
This view of the crossroads is looking north on Green Path Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 486 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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