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Rutherfordton in Rutherford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Gilbert Town

 
 
Gilbert Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 19, 2014
1. Gilbert Town Marker
Inscription.
Rutherford County Seat, 1781-85, stood hereabout. Before Battle of Kings Mountain both armies camped nearby.
 
Erected 1938 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number O 4.)
 
Location. 35° 23.382′ N, 81° 57.582′ W. Marker is in Rutherfordton, North Carolina, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 221) and Harley Drive, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rutherfordton NC 28139, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joshua Forman (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bechtler's Mint (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); James Adair (approx. 1.3 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 1.4 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Rutherfordton Confederate Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); Rutherford County (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rutherfordton.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Gilbert Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 19, 2014
2. Gilbert Town Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 19 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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