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Near Statesville in Iredell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Dobbs

 
 
Fort Dobbs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, December 23, 2011
1. Fort Dobbs Marker
Inscription. Built in 1756 by colony. Was garrisoned by North Carolina Provincials during French & Indian War, until 1762. Site 1 mi. N.
 
Erected 2007 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number M-1.)
 
Location. 35° 49.561′ N, 80° 52.507′ W. Marker is near Statesville, North Carolina, in Iredell County. Marker is at the intersection of Turnersburg Highway (U.S. 21) and Fort Dobbs Road, on the right when traveling south on Turnersburg Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Statesville NC 28625, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hugh Waddell (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of Fort Dobbs (approx. 1.3 miles away); Iredell County Korea & Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Iredell County World War I Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Iredell County World War II Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Old Fourth Creek Burying Ground (approx. 2.9 miles away); Fourth Creek Meeting House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Statesville.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMilitarySettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
Fort Dobbs Marker Situation image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, December 23, 2011
2. Fort Dobbs Marker Situation
Entrance to Fort Dobbs State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By John Walker Guss, April 21, 2007
3. Entrance to Fort Dobbs State Historic Site
Living History at Fort Dobbs image. Click for full size.
By John Walker Guss, April 21, 2007
4. Living History at Fort Dobbs
Soldiers Drill on the Grounds of Fort Dobbs image. Click for full size.
By John Walker Guss, April 21, 2007
5. Soldiers Drill on the Grounds of Fort Dobbs
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by John Walker Guss of Hillsborough, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,151 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida.   3, 4. submitted on , by John Walker Guss of Hillsborough, North Carolina.   5. submitted on , by John Walker Guss of Hillsborough, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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