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

Griffith Rutherford

ca. 1721-1805

 
 
Griffith Rutherford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 17, 2013
1. Griffith Rutherford Marker
Inscription. Militia general. He led expedition against the Cherokee, 1776. Colonial & state official. Lived nearby on Grant's Creek.
 
Erected 2010 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number L 21.)
 
Location. 35° 34.694′ N, 80° 33.901′ 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. Rural Free Delivery (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).
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitics
 
Griffith Rutherford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 17, 2013
2. Griffith Rutherford Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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