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Gold Rock in Nash County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cornwallis

 
 
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By Don Morfe, September 27, 2013
1. Cornwallis Marker
Inscription. On his way to Virginia, defeated the Militia near here at Swift Creek and seven miles north at Fishing Creek, May 7, 1781.
 
Erected 1939 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number E 15.)
 
Location. 36° 4.134′ N, 77° 48.819′ W. Marker is in Gold Rock, North Carolina, in Nash County. Marker is on North Carolina Route 48 0.1 miles south of Beasley Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Battleboro NC 27809, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. North Carolina Wesleyan College (approx. 4.2 miles away); P.T. Barnum (approx. 6.6 miles away); Bartholomew F. Moore (approx. 6.8 miles away); Falls of the Tar Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); First Post Office of Rocky Mount (approx. 7.3 miles away); "The Bethel Heroes" (approx. 7.4 miles away); Donaldson's Tavern (approx. 7.4 miles away); Lafayette (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Cornwallis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 27, 2013
2. Cornwallis Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 4 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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