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China Grove in Rowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Rural Free Delivery

 
 
Rural Free Delivery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 17, 2013
1. Rural Free Delivery Marker
Inscription. The first mail over an R.F.D. route in N.C. was carried out in China Grove, October 23, 1896.
 
Erected 1989 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number L 17.)
 
Location. 35° 34.692′ N, 80° 33.899′ W. Marker is in China Grove, North Carolina, in Rowan County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 29) and North Main Street (U.S. 29A), on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: China Grove NC 28023, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Griffith Rutherford (here, next to this marker); Granville Grant (approx. 5.7 miles away); Maine (approx. 7.6 miles away); Burial Trenches and Salisbury Prison (approx. 7.6 miles away); Salisbury National Cemetery (approx. 7.6 miles away); Unknown Soldiers Monument (approx. 7.6 miles away); Pennsylvania Monument (approx. 7.6 miles away); C.S. Military Prison (approx. 8 miles away).
 
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Rural Free Delivery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 17, 2013
2. Rural Free Delivery Marker
Rural Free Delivery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 17, 2013
3. Rural Free Delivery Marker
Note the two markers in the background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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