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Huntersville in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

“Upping Block”

 
 
“Upping Block” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. “Upping Block” Marker
Inscription.
Used near here in early days
of this church
Presbyterian Church
Beatties Ford Road
Huntersville, N.C.

 
Location. 35° 21.965′ N, 80° 53.9′ W. Marker is in Huntersville, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker can be reached from Beatties Ford Road north of Sample Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Hopewell Presbyterian Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10500 Beaties Ford Road, Huntersville NC 28078, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hopewell Presbyterian Church (a few steps from this marker); The Servant Entrance (within shouting distance of this marker); General William Lee Davidson (within shouting distance of this marker); The Oldest Cemetery and the Walls (within shouting distance of this marker); The Church Building (within shouting distance of this marker); William Lee Davidson (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Latta Plantation (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richard Barry (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntersville.
 
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“Upping Block” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. “Upping Block” Marker
“Upping Block” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. “Upping Block” Marker
The Hopewell Presbyterian Church can be seen beyond the marker.
“Upping Block” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
4. “Upping Block” Marker
The upping block, as well as the cemetery gateposts seen behind it, were carved by a slave named Lewis Phifer who was a member of the Hopewell Presbyterian Church.
Marker at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
5. Marker at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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