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Marion in McDowell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cathey's Fort

 
 
Cathey's Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
1. Cathey's Fort Marker
Inscription.
A rendezvous for the North Carolina militia led by General Griffith Rutherford against the Cherokee in 1776, was one mile east.
 
Erected 1950 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number N 26.)
 
Location. 35° 47.871′ N, 82° 1.94′ W. Marker is in Marion, North Carolina, in McDowell County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 221 and North Carolina Highway 226, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 221. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion NC 28752, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spruce Pine Mining District (approx. 4 miles away); Pleasant Gardens (approx. 6.4 miles away); Carson House (approx. 7.5 miles away); a different marker also named Carson House (approx. 7.5 miles away); Roy Williams (approx. 7.8 miles away); Daniel Kanipe (approx. 8.5 miles away); Penland School (approx. 11.3 miles away); The Old Indian Fort (approx. 14.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marion.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Cathey's Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
2. Cathey's Fort Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 22 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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