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Concord in Cabarrus County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Charles A. Cannon

1892-1971

 
 
Charles A. Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
1. Charles A. Cannon Marker
Inscription. Cannon Mills president, 1921-1962; advanced the marketing of textiles. Civic leader and health care benefactor. Grave is one mile south.
 
Erected 1995 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number L-96.)
 
Location. 35° 26.139′ N, 80° 36.22′ W. Marker is in Concord, North Carolina, in Cabarrus County. Marker is at the intersection of Concord Parkway North (U.S. 29) and Church Street North, on the right when traveling north on Concord Parkway North. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 920 Church Street North, Concord NC 28025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jefferson Davis Camp (approx. half a mile away); James W. Cannon (approx. 1.1 miles away); W. R. Odell (approx. 1.5 miles away); Red Hill (approx. 1.5 miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 2.1 miles away); Barber-Scotia College (approx. 2.2 miles away); Cabarrus Black Boys Fountain (approx. 2.3 miles away); James P. Cook (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Concord.
 
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Also see . . .
Wide view of the Charles A. Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
2. Wide view of the Charles A. Cannon Marker

1. NC Business Hall of Fame -- Charles A. Cannon. A textile marketing genius, Charles Cannon would build a nationally dominant brand through advertising and packaging innovations for Cannon Mills. (Submitted on May 25, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 

2. North Carolina History Project : Charles Albert Cannon (1892-1971). (Submitted on May 25, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Cannon Mills, Kannapolis, NC. (Submitted on May 25, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Grave of Charles A. Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
3. Grave of Charles A. Cannon
Cannon is buried in the family plot at nearby Oakwood Cemetery.
A 2001 view of Fieldcrest Cannon Mills in Kannapolis image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 20, 2001
4. A 2001 view of Fieldcrest Cannon Mills in Kannapolis
Looking at the Fieldcrest Cannon Headquarters (demolished 2005) and the smokestacks of Plant #1 (demolished 2006).
 
 
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