Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Guilford Courthouse NMP
—National Park Service —
Other monuments can be found at tour road stops and along park trails and historic Garden Road. The many monuments reflect the Company’s idea that the “Battle Ground” should become North Carolina’s primary site to honor its people’s role in the American Revolution.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 36° 7.91′ N, 79° 50.807′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on New Garden Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, behind the Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27410, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brig. Gen. Jethro Sumner (a few steps from this marker); Nathaniel Macon (a few steps from this marker); A Heroine of ‘76 Gillies (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle Begins (within shouting distance of this marker); Guilford Courthouse National Military Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain James Morehead (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington’s Southern States Tour (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
More about this marker. The bottom of the marker contains a copy of an old Guilford Battle Ground postcard bearing a Raleigh, NC postmark. It depicts the Turner Statue, Morehead Monument, Davidson & Nash Arches in Greensboro, NC. It includes a caption of “Since the entrance arches were too narrow for automobiles to pass through, park officials had them removed in 1937. Postcard courtesy of North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina Library at Chapel Hill.”
Also see . . .
1. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 28, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Account of the battle from the American Revolution War website. (Submitted on August 28, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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