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Roaring River in Wilkes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Richard Allen, Sr.

 
 
Richard Allen, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 19, 2016
1. Richard Allen, Sr. Marker
Inscription. Colonel of N.C. Militia at Battle of King's Mountain. Delegate to the Hillsborough Convention, 1788; in General Assembly, 1793. Grave is 4 mi. N.
 
Erected 1972 by Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number M-43.)
 
Location. 36° 12.363′ N, 81° 0.209′ W. Marker is in Roaring River, North Carolina, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of Elkin Highway (North Carolina Route 268) and White Plains Road, on the right when traveling east on Elkin Highway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8224 Elkin Hwy, Roaring River NC 28669, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benjamin Cleveland (approx. 3.4 miles away); North Wilkesboro Speedway (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Kings Mountain Campaign of 1780 (approx. 8.5 miles away); Surry County Muster Site (approx. 8.5 miles away); Surry Muster Field (approx. 8.5 miles away); Elkin Manufacturing Company (approx. 8.7 miles away); Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church (approx. 9.1 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 9.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. NC Markers page. (Submitted on June 20, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
Richard Allen, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 19, 2016
2. Richard Allen, Sr. Marker

2. Formerly misplaced marker. NC Marker M-43 was mistakenly replaced by marker N-10 for a relatively short time. (Submitted on June 20, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Richard Allen, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 19, 2016
3. Richard Allen, Sr. Marker
Richard Allen, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 19, 2016
4. Richard Allen, Sr. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 154 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 22, 2016.
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