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By Michael Sean Nix, October 22, 2009
Graham's Fort Marker
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Grover — O-59 — Graham's Fort
Home of Col. William Graham. Site of Tory raid, 1780. Served as Revolutionary War fort. Site is 300 yds. N.E. — Map (db m23528) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Grover — O 22 — North Carolina/South Carolina
North Carolina Colonized, 1585-87, by First English Settlers in America; Permanently Settled C.1650; First To Vote Readiness For Independence, Apr. 12, 1776 South Carolina Formed in 1712 from part of Carolina, which . . . — Map (db m16820) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Grover — O-13 — Patrick Ferguson
Tory force led by Col. Ferguson camped nearby Oct. 4-5, 1780. Two days later Ferguson died in major British defeat at Kings Mountain, 5 mi. SE. — Map (db m49964) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Kings Mountain — O 1 — Battle of Kings Mountain
Overmountain Men from Tenn., Va., & N.C. led Patriots to victory over British, Oct. 7, 1780. Site 7 miles south. — Map (db m34068) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Kings Mountain — O 1 — Kings Mountain Battleground
Scene of Decisive British defeat, Oct. 7, 1780. Seven miles south in S.C. National Park — Map (db m17658) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Kings Mountain — O 5 — Kings Mountain Battleground
Site of decisive British defeat on Oct. 7, 1780. National Military park located 5 mi. southeast in South Carolina. — Map (db m17659) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Kings Mountain — Patriots Park
Named by Holly Melton’s Class of 2000 at Kings Mountain High School to honor the soldiers who fought nearby during the Revolutionary War. — Map (db m35245) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Kings Mountain — William Andrew Mauney House — Local Historic Landmark
An early settler to Kings Mountain, William Andrew Mauney built a store on this site circa 1870. When Mr. Mauney moved his business to a location in downtown Kings Mountain, he turned the store ninety degrees and added a two story structure to the . . . — Map (db m17703) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Polkville — O-75 — Mount Harmony United Methodist Church
Congregation organized by 1791. Cemetery and present building, the church's forth, are one mile west. — Map (db m23544) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Shelby — Cleveland County Civil War Monument
In honor of the Confederate Heroes of Cleveland County 1861-1865 Lest We Forget — Map (db m36238) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Shelby — Cleveland County Korean and Vietnam War Memorial
In honor of the men who served from Cleveland County and in grateful memory, for a grateful people, of these who gave their lives in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. In Memoriam Korea Claude Allen • Elmer G. Allen • Arthur Berry, Jr. . . . — Map (db m23540) WM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Shelby — Cleveland County World War I Memorial — 1917-1919
Honoring those from Cleveland County, who served in the World War and the following who made the supreme sacrifice Honor Roll Harvey N. Allen • Wm. Barrett • E. O. Cabaniss • John Carver • Calvin Cook • Ira A. Crabtree • Broadus V. . . . — Map (db m23537) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Shelby — Cleveland County World War II Memorial — 1941-1945
In honor of the men and women who served from Cleveland County and in grateful memory, from a grateful people, of these who gave their lives in World War II Alexander, William B. • Asbury, Eugen M. • Barber, David H. • Barrins, Carl L. • . . . — Map (db m80476) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Shelby — O-48 — Clyde R. Hoey
United States Senator, 1945-54, congressman, governor, N.C. legislator, lawyer, editor. Home is 1 mi, grave 1.2 mi, N.E. — Map (db m23529) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Shelby — Metcalfe Station
Land, original buildings and boxcar given in loving memory of Quincy Hague Metcalfe by the Gene Metcalfe family. From this site Mr. Q. H. Metcalfe supervised section crews for the Lawndale Railway and Industrial Company, 1899-1943. — Map (db m23546) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Shelby — O-27 — O. Max Gardner — 1882-1947
Governor, 1929-33; under Secretary of U.S. Treasury; appointed Ambassador to Great Britain, 1946. Birthplace stands here, grave 300 yds. N. — Map (db m23533) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Shelby — O-24 — Plato Durham
Confederate captain; legislator; member of conventions of 1868, '75; conservative leader in Reconstruction period. His home was 100 ft. S. — Map (db m23535) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Shelby — O-72 — Thomas Dixon Jr. — 1864-1946
Minister, politician, & author. Film "Birth of a Nation" was based on his novel The Clansman. Grave is 1500 ft. N. — Map (db m23531) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Shelby — O-71 — W. J. Cash — 1900-1941
Author of The Mind of the South. Editor & journalist. His grave is located 1600 ft. N. — Map (db m23534) HM
North Carolina (Cleveland County), Shelby — Webbley — Circa 1852
These grounds are a part of the original 147 acre tract donated by James Love to form the Town of Shelby in 1841. Augustus W. Burton built the original house in 1852; J.A. and Oliver Gardner Anthony overbuilt the 1852 house in 1907. Webbley is named . . . — Map (db m23543) HM
North Carolina (Columbus County), Tabor City — Mt. Tabor
Baptist Church est. here in 1840. Community settled in 1850’s. Railroad terminus located, 1886. Incorporated 1805. Charter changed to Tabor City, 1935. Former “Yam Capital” of the World. — Map (db m862) HM
North Carolina (Columbus County), Tabor City — The Tabor City Tribune
Established by Stanly County native W. Horace Carter in 1946. Won the Pulitzer Prize for Meritorious Public Service in 1953. Named changed to Tabor-Loris Tribune in 1996. — Map (db m863) HM
North Carolina (Columbus County), Whiteville — D 74 — Millie ~ Christine McKoy
Black Siamese twins born near here, 1851. exhibited in U.S. and Europe. Died in 1912. Grave is five miles N. — Map (db m20458) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), Dover — C 78 — Ervin T. Rouse — 1917-1981
Fiddler and songwriter. Penned widely-recorded "Orange Blossom Special," bluegrass standard (1938). He was born ¼ mile S.E. — Map (db m76943) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), Fort Barnwell — C-32 — Fort Barnwell
Constructed by Colonel John Barnwell of South Carolina in campaign against the Tuscarora Indians in April, 1712. Remains are 2 mi. N. E. — Map (db m65699) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), Fort Barnwell — C-17 — Washington's Southern Tour
President Washington, on April 20, 1791, was a guest at the home of Col. John Allen, which was 5 mi. E. — Map (db m64980) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), Havelock — C-68 — Cherry Point
U.S. Marine Corps Air Station activated 1941 as Cunningham Field for first USMC aviator A.A. Cunningham. MCAS Cherry Point since May 1942. — Map (db m67558) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), James City — C 25 — Fort Point
Site of Fort Caswell, built by N.C., 1775-76, to protect New Bern, renamed Fort Lane by Confederacy. Taken by U.S., Mar., 1862. ½ mi. E. — Map (db m77005) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — A National Cemetery System
Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 an April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union . . . — Map (db m76959) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — Abner Nash
A resident of New Bern for fifteen years; born in Prince Edward County, Virginia, about 1740, but came to North Carolina in 1763; member of Colonial Assembly from Halifax Town in 1764 and 1765; from the County of Halifax in 1769, 1770 and 1771; . . . — Map (db m23831) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — Attmore-Oliver House — Under the Stars & Bars
Like many other North Carolinians, New Bern’s residents enjoyed close economic and family ties with the North and were reluctant to leave the Union. Once the war began, however, many North Carolinians passionately supported the Confederate cause: . . . — Map (db m76993) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-10 — Baron Christoph von Graffenried
Was a citizen of Bern, Switzerland. Led Swiss and Palatine immigrants to N.C. where in 1710 he founded New Bern. — Map (db m92398) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C 51 — Batchelder's Creek
Site of Union outpost captured by Confederate Generals Hoke & Pickett on February 1, 1864. The earthworks are 300 yards North. — Map (db m76944) WM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — Battle of New Bern — Smoke and Flames — Burnside Expedition
On March 13, 1862, Union Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside prepared to capture New Bern after seizing Roanoke Island in February. Confederate Gen. Lawrence O’B. Branch defended the city in a line of fortifications located several miles down the Neuse . . . — Map (db m77003) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C 11 — Battle of New Bern
The victory of Union General Ambrose Burnside here on March 14, 1862, caused the fall of New Bern. — Map (db m77008) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — Battle of New Bern
The above map is self-explanatory. For a detailed account of the battle please read the large map-marker "Battle of New Bern" on Us. Highway 17 at New Bern, 5¼ west of this road. The Croatan Earthwork, an extensive fortification not used during the . . . — Map (db m77014) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C 20 — Bayard v. Singleton
American precedent for judicial review of legislation set nearby, 1787, by Samuel Ashe, Samuel Spencer, John Williams. — Map (db m76990) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-20 — Bayard vs Singleton
Early American precedent for judicial review of legislation, was decided nearby, 1787, by Judges Samuel Ashe, Samuel Spencer, John Williams. — Map (db m23502) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-70 — Bayard Wootten — 1875-1959
Pioneer photographer of N. C. and the South. An advocate of equal rights for women. Began career ca. 1904 in this house where she was born. — Map (db m92394) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-60 — Caleb Bradham — Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola — 1867-1934
"Brad's Drink," which he created in pharmacy here, was marketed as Pepsi-Cola after 1898. — Map (db m23507) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — Cedar Grove Cemetery — New Bern, North Carolina
Those who died during the yellow fever epidemic in 1798-99 completely filled the Christ Episcopal churchyard cemetery. By 1800, the church had purchased five lots in the Dryborough area fronting on Queen Street. What was originally called the . . . — Map (db m76965) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — Centenary United Methodist Church
Established in 1772 during a visit to New Bern by Rev. Joseph Pilmoor. First known as Andrews Chapel and located Southwest of this site at Hancock St. and Church Alley. Centenary is the oldest continuing Methodist Church South and East of Baltimore. . . . — Map (db m23743) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C 42 — Christ Church
Episcopal. Craven Parish created 1715. First church erected 1750, this one in 1875. Communion service, given by George II, 1752, still in use. One block S. — Map (db m76988) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — Craven County World Wars 1 and 2 Memorial
South face of monument, near the top: Sacred to the Memory of Craven County Dead of World War 1 and 2 Names are engraved on all four sides of the base: World War II Robert J. Conderman • Charles E. Cook • Elvin Allen . . . — Map (db m24057) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-30 — F. M. Simmons — 1854 - 1940
U. S. Senator, 1901-1931. Chaired Senate Finance Committee during World War I. U.S. House 1887-1889. Lived here. — Map (db m92396) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — First House of Worship of Colonial Craven Parish
The walls on this site are erected over the brick and ballast stone foundation of the first house of worship of Colonial Craven Parish which was established in 1715. The brick Anglican Church was completed in 1750, and it continued in use until the . . . — Map (db m24354) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-22 — First Post Road
The road from New England to Charleston, over which mail was first carried regularly in North Carolina, 1738-39, passed near this spot. — Map (db m92397) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — First Presbyterian Church
Formally organized on January 6, 1817 in the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Minor, First Presbyterian Church was formed under the leadership of the Rev. John Knox Witherspoon. Included among the charter members were the daughter and granddaughter of the . . . — Map (db m23685) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — First Presbyterian Church
Organized in 1817, plaques on the interior walls recognize the thirteen founding members. Built in 1819 - 1821. It is the oldest Presbyterian Sanctuary in continuous use in North Carolina. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and . . . — Map (db m23688) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C 3 — First Printing Press In N.C.
Est. 1749 by James Davis who published the first book and newspaper in colony. Shop was nearby. — Map (db m76987) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-50 — First Provincial Congress
In America to be called and held in defiance of British orders met in this town, Aug. 25-27, 1774, with 71 delegates present. — Map (db m23503) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-12 — Fort Totten
Here stood one of the forts built around New Bern by Union forces after they took the town in March, 1862. — Map (db m23555) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C 14 — George E. Badger
Secretary of the Navy, 1841; United States Senator, 1846-55; judge of the superior court; staunch nationalist. Birthplace was 80yds S. — Map (db m76991) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-53 — George H. White — 1852 - 1918
Lawyer; member of N.C. legislature, 1881 & 1885. U.S. Congressman, 1897-1901. Born into slavery. Home stands 2 blocks N. — Map (db m23512) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-74 — Graham A. Barden — 1896-1967
Congressman, 1935-61. Secured military bases for eastern N.C.; advocated Taft-Hartley labor relations act. Grave 4 blocks northwest. — Map (db m23505) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — Greenwood Cemetery — Historic Burial Site
Greenwood Cemetery, established in 1882 on the grounds of an earlier cemetery, is New Bern’s second-oldest public cemetery and the first city-owned cemetery for African Americans. Thirteen grave markers are dated between 1816 and 1859. At least . . . — Map (db m76972) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C 64 — James City
Community founded here in 1863 as resettlement camp for freed slaves. Named for Horace James. Union Army chaplain. — Map (db m31206) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-33 — James Walker Hood
Asst. Superintendent Public Instruction, 1868-70; a founder Livingstone College, 1885; Bishop A.M.E. Zion Church; founded St. Peters, 1864. One blk. N. — Map (db m24053) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-1 — John Wright Stanly House
Home of Revolutionary War leader; and his son John, Congressman & state legislator. House moved and restored 1966-70 by the Tryon Palace Commission. — Map (db m23508) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — John Wright Stanly House — A House Divided
This house was the birthplace of two men who fought on opposing sides during the Civil War: Edward Stanly, the Unionist military governor of North Carolina, and Confederate Gen. Lewis Addison Armistead, who was mortally wounded during the Battle of . . . — Map (db m75492) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — Jones House — Confederate Jail
This house was built about 1809 for John Jones, owner of a local turpentine distillery, and the west wing was added about 1820. After the U.S. Army defeated Confederate troops in the Battle of New Bern on March 14, 1862, and occupied the town, . . . — Map (db m75493) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C 81 — King Solomon Lodge
First African American Masonic lodge in N.C.; est. 1865. Erected in 1870, the building was moved here in 1920s. — Map (db m76973) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-61 — New Bern Academy
First school chartered in N.C. Assembly levied a tax for its support in 1766. Present building was built in 1810. — Map (db m23658) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — New Bern Academy — From School to Hospital
In 1861, Confederate authorities converted the New Bern Academy from a school to a hospital. The U.S. Army commandeered the structure to care for the wounded almost immediately after defeating Confederate forces in the Battle of New Bern on March . . . — Map (db m23659) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — New Bern Battlefield Park
New Bern Historical Society welcomes you to the New Bern Battlefield Park 300 Battlefield Parkway, New Bern, NC 28562 Here you will find pristinely preserved Confederate defensive earthworks on the 27 acres owned by the New Bern . . . — Map (db m77010) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — New Bern National Cemetery — Honoring the Union Dead
On March 14, 1862, Union Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside captured New Bern after seizing Roanoke Island in February and moving his army inland. After the battle for the town, the Federals established hospitals in the New Bern Academy, the Masonic Lodge, . . . — Map (db m76946) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C 39 — Political Duel
John Stanly killed Richard Dobbs Spaight, former Governor of North Carolina, in a duel near this spot, September 5, 1802. — Map (db m76974) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C 66 — Rains Brothers
Brig. Gen. Gabriel Rains and Col. George Rains, graduates of West Point, inventors of explosives for Confederacy. This was their boyhood home. — Map (db m76975) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — Richard Dobbs Spaight — 1758-1802
First native-born N.C. governor, 1792-1795; a signer of the U.S. Constitution, 1787; killed in a duel. Grave here. — Map (db m41000) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — Richard Dobbs Spaight — Born 1758 – Died 1802
Educated in Scotland at University of Glasgow; Aide-de-Camp to Major-General Richard Caswell during the Revolution, and Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant of Artillery after that war; representative of the Borough of New Bern for five terms and of the . . . — Map (db m45114) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — Richard Dobbs Spaight, the Younger — Born 1790 – Died 1850
Graduate and for twenty-nine years a trustee of the University of North Carolina, member of the North Carolina House of Commons for one term, and of the State Senate for fourteen terms, member of the eighteenth Congress of the United States; Grand . . . — Map (db m45115) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-82 — Samuel Cornell — 1730 - 1781
Merchant, Loyalist, and Governor's Councilor. He financed construction of Tryon Palace & campaign against Regulators, 1771. House stood 2 blocks S. — Map (db m92399) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — St. Peter's A.M.E. Zion Church
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m76961) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C 2 — Tryon Palace
Historic Capitol and Governor's residence of N.C., 1770-1794. Burned 1798, and restored in 1952-1959. Open to the public. One block south. — Map (db m76997) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — U.S.C.G.C. Pamlico
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter stationed in New Bern from 1907 until 1947. — Map (db m62428) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-67 — USRC Diligence
U.S. Reserve Cutter built in N.C. 1791. Ship was commissioned in 1792 by Revenue Marine (now U.S. Coast Guard), ¼ miles west. — Map (db m62235) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-19 — Washington's Southern Tour
President Washington visited in the Stanly home two nights, April 20-21, 1791. — Map (db m23509) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C 6 — William Gaston — 1778-1844
Justice of N.C. Supreme Court, 1833-44; lawmaker. An advocate for state's Catholics. Wrote state song. "The Old North State." Lived 1 block N. — Map (db m76978) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — William Henry Singleton — From Slavery to Freedom
During the Civil War, thousands of enslaved blacks freed themselves by escaping to Union lines. Craven County native William Henry Singleton (1843-1938) was one of them. According to his biography, Recollections of My Slavery Days (1922), as . . . — Map (db m24054) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Dunn — 20th Corps
1st Division 1st Brigade         2nd Brigade 5th Conn. 46th PA. 2nd Mass. 13th NJ 123rd NY. 141st NY. 107th NY. 150th NY. 3rd Wisc 3rd Brigade 82nd Ill. 101st Ill. 61st Oh. 82nd Oh. 143rd NY. 31st Wisc 3rd Division 1stBrigade         2nd . . . — Map (db m14737) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Dunn — Confederate First Line
General W. B. Taliaferro’s division occupied trenches crossing the road at this point, March 15-16, 1865. — Map (db m14734) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Dunn — I 74 — Federal Artillery
From a point 50 yards west three batteries of artillery under Major J. A. Reynolds shelled the Confederate first line of earthworks. — Map (db m31600) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Dunn — Federal Hospital
The 1865 home of William Smith, 100 yards East, was used as a hospital for Union troops in the Battle of Averasboro, March 15-16, 1865. — Map (db m14745) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Dunn — Oak Grove
Plantation home of John Smith, used as Confederate hospital during the Battle of Averasboro, March 16, 1865. — Map (db m41995) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Dunn — Rhett’s Brigade
The brigade of Colonel A.M. Rhett was repulsed 300 yards West on March 16, 1865, by Union troops under Colonel Henry Case. — Map (db m14736) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Dunn — Taliaferro’s Division
Elliott’s Brigade 22nd GA BN         28th GA BN Hanleiter’s BN         Manigault’s BN 2nd SC Heavy Arty BN Gist Guard Arty 6th NC BN Armory Guards Rhett’s Brigade 1st SC Inf (Reg) 1st SC Heavy Arty BN Lucas’s SC BN Artillery Batallion . . . — Map (db m14735) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — 1897 Poe House
Built in 1897 by Fayetteville businessman E. A. Poe and his wife, Josephine, the house is part of the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex. It is representative of upper-middle-class homes of the period. Tours offer a glimpse of life in the . . . — Map (db m24447) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Arsenal
This tablet marks the site of an important arsenal of the Confederate government. Authorized by the United States Congress, 1836; captured by North Carolina, April 22, 1861; transferred to the Confederate government, June 5, 1861; and destroyed by . . . — Map (db m24327) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Arsenal Park
Crises cause us to act. The crisis created by the United States' military unpreparedness during the War of 1812 resulted in the planning and building of additional arsenals for the nation's defense. Congress appropriated monies in 1836 for an . . . — Map (db m24362) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Arsenal Stones
These stones formed part of the foundations for buildings within the main arsenal compound. When United States troops destroyed the arsenal in 1865, local citizens salvaged usable building materials. The state moved these remaining stones when the . . . — Map (db m24359) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-53 — Babe Ruth
Hit his first home run in professional baseball, March, 1914, 135 yds. N.W. In this town George Herman Ruth acquired the nickname "Babe." — Map (db m24633) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-80 — Bank of the United States
Second national bank opened branch in 1818 in Fayetteville. Bank operated, 1820-1835, in house one block east. — Map (db m30882) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Burning of Clarendon Bridge — Confederates Evacuate Fayetteville — Carolinas Campaign
(preface) The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the March to the Sea. Sherman’s objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to crush . . . — Map (db m70380) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-63 — C. M. Stedman — 1841 - 1930
Last Confederate officer in Congress, 1911-1930; lawyer & lt.-governor. Grave is 2 blks. east. — Map (db m30905) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-54 — Campbelton
Colonial river port, incorporated in 1762. Later merged with Cross Creek to form the town of Fayetteville. — Map (db m30872) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-32 — Charles W. Chesnutt — 1858 - 1932
Negro novelist and short story writer, teacher and lawyer. Taught in a school which stood here. — Map (db m30892) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-70 — Charter of the University of N. C.
William R. Davie's bill to charter the University was adopted by the General Assembly meeting nearby, Dec. 11, 1789. — Map (db m24399) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Confederate War Memorial
In memory of the Confederate Dead On Fames eternal camping ground Their silent Tents are spread. Rest on embalmed & sainted dead Dear as the blood ye gave. Nor shall your glory be forgot While Fame her record keeps Or honor . . . — Map (db m30896) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Confederate Women's Home
Built in 1915 for the widows and daughters of state's Confederate veterans. Closed, 1981. Cemetery 300 yds. W. — Map (db m30822) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-9 — Cornwallis
Marching to Wilmington after the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, stopped with his army in this town in April, 1781. — Map (db m30899) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-10 — Cross Creek
Colonial village and trading center, merged in 1778 with town of Campbelton and in 1783 renamed Fayetteville. — Map (db m24394) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Cross Creek Cemetery — Confederate Burial Grounds
This is the oldest public cemetery in Fayetteville, begun in 1785. Mrs. Anne K. Kyle, who served as a nurse in the hospital here during the Civil War, established the Confederate Burial Ground soon after Union Gen. William T. Sherman and his army . . . — Map (db m30940) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Cross Creek Linear Park — Our Pathway to the Future
1. Cool Spring Cool Spring is located on the south bank of Cross Creek, which winds its way through downtown Fayetteville. The spring was the primary soucre of water first for Native Americans and subsequently for the European pioneers. It . . . — Map (db m31149) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Cumberland County Confederate Memorial
The Women of Cumberland to their Confederate Dead May 20, 1861 - May 10, 1902 They died in defence of their Rights For they should fall the tears of a nation's grief. Lord God of Hosts be with us yet, . . . — Map (db m31143) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Currahee Rocks
The rock base beneath Iron Mike has its own story. In July 1942 over 5,000 men arrived at Camp Toccoa for training as a new type of soldier, a Paratrooper. Over the next few years over 17,000 soldiers of the 501st, 506th, 511th, and the 517th . . . — Map (db m77343) HM WM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Edward J. Hale House — Civil War Publisher — Carolinas Campaign
Across the street is the Hale-Williams House, notable for the variety of architectural styles it incorporates as well as for the prominence of its builder, Edward Jones Hale. Hale bought this property in 1847 and constructed the house in the 1850s. . . . — Map (db m70360) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Engine House (1838 - 1848) — Arsenal Park
The engine house received its first engine in 1859 and served as the power source for the smith and gun carriage shops. — Map (db m24419) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Fayetteville Arsenal — "Batter . . . into piles of rubble" — Carolinas Campaign
[Preface at top left] The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the “March to the Sea.” Sherman's objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. . . . — Map (db m24355) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-31 — Fayetteville State University
Est. 1867 as Howard School. State-supported since 1877. A part of The University of North Carolina since 1972. — Map (db m24385) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — First Presbyterian Church
Organized in 1800. The original building, begun in 1816, rebuilt on same walls after fire of 1831, stands one block west. — Map (db m24390) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-28 — First Presbyterian Church
Organized in 1800. The original building, begun in 1816, rebuilt on same walls after fire of 1831, stands one block east. — Map (db m24392) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Flora MacDonald
Scottish heroine resided here 1774 - 1775 — Map (db m24445) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Flora Macdonald
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North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Forging and Casting [and] Smith's Shops (1839 - 1842) — Arsenal Park
The lighter brick in this pad outlines the foundations of two shops, the smiths and the forging and casting. These shops were built simultaneously between 1839 and 1842. During Confederate occupation, these shops, along with the engine house, were . . . — Map (db m24420) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-60 — Frank P. Graham — 1886 - 1972
First president of Consolidated U.N.C., 1932-1949. U.S. senator; U.N. mediator, India & Pakistan. Birthplace was 50 yds. W. — Map (db m30894) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Gun Carriage and Turning Shop (1842 - 1849) — Arsenal Park
This area is where most woodworking operations took place. It was also known as the carpenter's shop. Wagon and gun carriage wheels, as well as other wooden parts, were made here. — Map (db m24421) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-62 — Henry Evans
Free black cobbler & minister. Built first Methodist church in Fayetteville. Died 1810. Buried 2 blocks north. — Map (db m30884) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Highsmith-Rainey Memorial Hospital
Highsmith Hospital opened in 1901 on Green Street in downtown Fayetteville as the first private hospital in North Carolina. In 1926 the hospital was relocated to the corner of Hay Street and Bradford Avenue. The hospital opened on its present site . . . — Map (db m70361) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-86 — Hiram R. Revels — 1822 - 1901
First African American to serve in Congress, he represented Mississippi in Senate, 1870-1871. Born in Fayetteville. — Map (db m24402) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-4 — James C. Dobbin
Secretary of United States Navy, 1853-57. Helped found State Hospital for Insane. Home one block north. — Map (db m24330) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — James Dobbin McNeill
President Emeritus North Carolina State Firemen's Association Born in Asheboro, N.C. March 4, 1850 Died in Fayetteville, N.C. February 9, 1927 A beloved citizen and courageous statesman Six times Mayor of Fayetteville Thrice President . . . — Map (db m24448) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-79 — John England — 1786 - 1842
Bishop of Charleston. He organized Roman Catholics in N.C. at Fayetteville Convention, & consecrated St. Patrick Church, 1829. Present church 4/10 mi. E. — Map (db m24634) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-12 — Lafayette
On March 4-5, 1825, was guest of Fayetteville (named for him 1783), staying at home of Duncan McRae, on site of present courthouse. — Map (db m24377) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Liberty Point
This historic structure, circa 1791, is the oldest known commercial building in Fayetteville. It was restored as a community service by Fayetteville's hometown newspaper. — Map (db m24432) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Liberty Point Declaration of Independence
At or near this place ever since known as “Liberty Point” was promulgated in June 1775, by patriots of the Cape Fear A Declaration of Independence of the British Crown. . . . — Map (db m24431) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-13 — MacPherson Church
Presbyterian. Founded by early Scottish settlers. Graves of Alexander MacPherson and T. H. Holmes, a Confederate general, 1 1/2 miles N. — Map (db m30814) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-55 — Methodist University
Chartered 1956 as four-year liberal arts college. Opened September 1960. University since 2006. — Map (db m30572) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — North Carolina — Civil War Trails
North Carolina's Civil War stories are as diverse as its landscape. The Outer Banks and coastal rivers saw action early in the war, as Union forces occupied the region. Stories abound of naval battles, blockade running, Federal raids, and the . . . — Map (db m24357) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — North Carolina Arsenal
The courses of lighter colored brick found in this brick pad represent foundations uncovered while preparing the area for construction. The walls were part of the main arsenal building which was started in 1838 and completed in fall of 1839. The . . . — Map (db m70359) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-14 — Old Town Hall
Built on site of the "State House," burned 1831, where the North Carolina Convention of 1789 ratified the Federal Constitution. — Map (db m24397) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — 89 — Omar Ibn Said
Muslim slave & scholar. African born, he penned autobiography in Arabic. 1831. Lived in a Bladen County and worshipped with local Presbyterians. — Map (db m94902) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Parade Ground — Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry
The Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry is North Carolina's oldest military unit and the second-oldest militia organization in the U.S. At the start of the Civil War, after North Carolina seceded, the company enrolled in active service for . . . — Map (db m31109) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-21 — Plank Roads
Fayetteville was the focal point for five plank roads, chartered 1849-52. The longest was built to Bethania, 129 miles northwest. — Map (db m24395) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Plummer Bridge
This bridge dedicated in memory of Lenox Eugene Plummer 1914 - 1979 Fayetteville City Councilmember for twenty four years who encouraged this city to “Always feed everyone out of the same spoon” John W. . . . — Map (db m31202) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Saint Patrick Catholic Church
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North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Scotch Spring
Located one block to the north, on the north side of Maiden Lane, Scotch Spring was owned by two prominent citizens, Robert Cochran and John Hay, and was a major water source for Fayetteville in the late eighteenth century. Throughout the . . . — Map (db m30998) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Settlement of the Upper Cape Fear
[Thistle symbol] Commemorating the settlement of the Upper Cape Fear by the Highland Scotch Two Hundredth Anniversary — Map (db m31148) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-18 — Sherman's Army
Invading North Carolina, Sherman's army occupied Fayetteville, Mar. 11-14, 1865, destroying the Confederate Arsenal, which stood 1 mile W. — Map (db m57295) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Southwest Tower (1849 - 1856) — Arsenal Park
This was the last of the four arsenal towers to be built. In the original plans, this tower was to be the guard and prison rooms. — Map (db m24415) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — The "Ghost" Tower — Arsenal Park
The northwest tower (1) was the first of the arsenal's four towers to be built (1839-1840) and initially served as the facility's temporary office. The three-story octagonal towers protruded beyond the corners of the main compound and were a . . . — Map (db m24365) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — II-2 — The Battle of Bentonville — March 19, 20, and 21, 1865
At Bentonville, General William T. Sherman's Union Army, advancing from Fayetteville toward Goldsboro, met and battled the Confederate Army of General Joseph E. Johnston. General Robert E. Lee had directed the Confederates to make a stand in North . . . — Map (db m20535) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — The Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry Company — F. I. L. I. — 1793 - 1993
[Front] Whereas in obedience to President George Washington's Militia Act and the threat of war with European powers, the F.I.L.I. was organized on or near this spot on August 23, 1793, under the leadership of Captain Robert Adam, . . . — Map (db m31112) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-61 — The Fayetteville Observer
Oldest N.C. newspaper still being published. Begun 1816 as weekly; daily since 1896. E. J. Hale, editor, 1824-1865. — Map (db m24635) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — The Market House — Site of a Shootout — Carolinas Campaign
On Saturday morning, March 11, 1865, a brief skirmish took place here at the Market House as Confederate forces evacuated Fayetteville while Union Gen. William T. Sherman's army entered the town. A rear guard detachment under Gen. Wade Hampton . . . — Map (db m24442) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — The Sandford House — Barracks for Union Troops — Carolinas Campaign
Duncan McLeran constructed this two-story Federal-style dwelling in 1797. In 1820, the property was sold and remodeled to accommodate the Bank of the United States, the first federal bank in North Carolina. The house is named for John Sanford, a . . . — Map (db m70374) HM WM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — Town House
Lafayette was escorted from the Clarendon Bridge to the Town House, which stood at this site. A spacious stage had been erected in front of the Town House. The various military units formed lines on each side of the street, and Lafayette's carriage . . . — Map (db m24449) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-2 — U.S. Arsenal
Authorized by Congress 1836. Taken over by Confederacy, 1861. Destroyed March 1865, by Sherman. Ruins stand 2 blocks S.W. — Map (db m24328) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-65 — Warren Winslow — 1810 - 1862
Acting Governor, 1854; Congressman, 1855-1861. Negotiated surrender of local U.S. arsenal in 1861. Grave 40 yds. SE. — Map (db m30871) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — 15cm Medium Field Howitzer, M18
Standard howitzer for German divisions. This gun captured in Normandy, France during June 1944. — Map (db m31229) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion
To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Crossing of the Waal River Honoring our KIA's - MIA's September 20, 1944 “C” Company, 307th Engineer Battalion was in the assault wave with the Third Battalion, 504th Parachute . . . — Map (db m31508) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — 328th Infantry Rock
Carved in 1919 by a Georgia stonesmason to pay tribute to the 82D Division's 328th Infantry. Moved from Camp Gordon, Georgia first home of the 82D, to Fort Bragg in the 1950s [Rock Inscription reads] Dedicated to the memory of . . . — Map (db m31495) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — 4th Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment
In honor and memory of the paratrooopers of the 4th Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, “The Gold Falcons” — Map (db m31493) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — 82d Infantry Division
Activated 25 August 1917 Reactivated 25 March 1942 Reorganized and redesignated an airborne division 15 Augus 1942 To Our Honored Dead Campaigns Lorraine • St. Mihiel • Meuse-Argonne Sicily • Naples-Foggia • Anzio . . . — Map (db m31179) WM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — Airlifter's Memorial
Base In honor of airlifters past, present and future Back This memorial dedicated by members of Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 367 and Noncommissioned Officers Open Mess, Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina, 12 June . . . — Map (db m43998) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — Bastogne Gables
This housing area is named in memory of courageous airborne troops of the U.S. Army who refused to surrender during the intense and bitter fighting against a numerically superior enemy, 19 December 1944 - 15 January 1945, in the area of Bastogne . . . — Map (db m43972) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — Braxton Bragg — Camp Bragg, N.C.
In honor of Braxton Bragg Lieutenant Colonel, USA General, CSA Born: Warrenton N.C. 22 March 1817 Died: Galveston, Texas 27 September 1876 War Department General Order No. 77, 21 August 1918, established Camp Bragg, N.C. in . . . — Map (db m62493) HM WM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — C-119 "Packet"
(top) C-119C, Serial Number 50-33182. This aircraft was originally Serial Number 50-0128. On loan from the U.S. Air Force Museum Program. (middle) The Fairchild C-119, better known as the "Flying Boxcar", was capable of . . . — Map (db m44001) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — C-123 "Provider"
(top) C-123K, Serial Number 54-0372. This aircraft was originally Serial Number 54-0669. It is on loan from the U.S. Air Force Museum Program. (middle) The Fairchild C-123 was capable of carrying 60 fully equipped . . . — Map (db m44002) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — C-130 "Hercules"
The mission of the Lockheed C-130 is to provide rapid transportation of personnel or cargo for delivery by air-drop or by air-land. The aircraft can be used as a tactical transport carrying 92 ground troops or 64 paratroopers and equipment. It . . . — Map (db m44003) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — C-7 "Caribou"
First flown by the Army in the 1960s, the C-7 was used to provide logistic support, particularly in Vietnam. Used to support airborne training through the 1970s. This aircraft was used by the U.S. Army Parachute Demonstration Team, . . . — Map (db m31236) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — Curtis C-46 "Commando"
First aircraft with jump doors on both sides of fuselage. Used for airborne operations in 1945 to early 1950s. — Map (db m31230) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — DC-3/C-47 "Skytrain"
(top) C-47D, Serial Number 44-118427 This aircraft was originally serial number 44-76462. It is on loan from the U.S. Air Force Museum Program. (middle) The Douglas C-47 Skytrain, the military version of the DC-3, was . . . — Map (db m43999) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — Douglas C-47
Known as the “Skytrain”, the C-47 was the workhorse of the Army Air Corps transport units. Carried 82D troopers into battle at Sicily, Salerno, Normandy, and Holland — Map (db m31231) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — Enlisted Personnel Memorial
As enlisted men and women of our great nation, nothing captures our professionalism more than the Oath of Enlistment. It states... "I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I . . . — Map (db m44007) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — Fairchild C-119 "Flying Boxcar"
Used to support airborne operations from the 1940s through the 1960s. First aircraft to handle large parachute loads containing 3/4 ton trucks and 105-mm howitzers. — Map (db m31492) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — Fairchild C-123-K Provider
Developed in the 1950s as an assault transport. The fullsection rear ramp door made this an ideal aircraft for support of airborne operations from the 1950s into the 1970s. — Map (db m31234) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — I-17 — Fort Bragg
Established 1918 as U.S. field artillery training center. Named for N.C. native Braxton Bragg, Lt. Col., USA; Gen., CSA. — Map (db m30973) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — Iron Mike — [The Airborne Trooper]
In honor of Airborne Troopers whose courage, dedication, and traditions make them the world's finest fighting soldiers — Map (db m31176) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — Lt. Harley H. Pope
Aviation Pioneer 1879-1918 Presented by citizens of Bedford, Indiana — Map (db m43971) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — M-551A1 Sheridan Armored Reconnaissance/Airborne Assault Vehicle
This six ton Sheridan from C Company, 3rd Battalion, 73rd Armor, was dropped by parachute into Panama on 20 December 1989 during Operation JUST CAUSE. The Sheridan replaced the Scorpion in the late 1960s, but Panama was the first time . . . — Map (db m31476) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — M-56 Scorpion Self-Propelled Antitank Gun
A fully-tracked 90mm gun developed in the 1950s to provide airborne troops with a mobile antitank weapon. Used by airborne armored battalions and airborne infantry tank companies in the 1960s. — Map (db m31491) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — Meadows Memorial Parade Field — In Memory of Major Richard J. Meadows — 16 June 1931 – 29 July 1995
During his long and illustrious career, Major Meadows embodied all of those qualities that mark the unique individuals serving in Special Operations Forces. Major Meadows’ extraordinary achievements throughout his dedicated service with Army Special . . . — Map (db m31484) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — Pope Air Force Base Air Park
Dedicated to the men and women who flew and maintained these aircraft. Responding to the call to arms, they embraced the difficult challenges and held high the proud heritage of the United States Air Force. This monument stands guard at Pope's . . . — Map (db m44004) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — Pope Airmen Memorial
Front In honor of those Pope airmen who have given their lives for their country while performing flying duties * * * * * * Dedicated to the memory of those who were killed in a C-130 accident on November 30, 1978 Robert J. Caton • . . . — Map (db m44005) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — Pope Airmen Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of those Pope airmen who lost their lives in a C-130 accident at Sicily extraction zone on July 1, 1987 Capt. Garry M. Bardo, Jr. • A1C Albert G. Dunse • Capt. John B. Keiser, III • TSgt Timothy J. Matar — Map (db m44006) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — Stang Field
Named in honor of Colonel Arthur C. Stang III 13 Mar 37 - 2 Sep 80 Former commander of the 3d Brigade and Chief of Staff, 82d Airborne Division who was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for outstanding contributions to . . . — Map (db m31184) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — T-8 90mm Antitank Gun
Developed late in World War II, the 90mm was the most powerful American antitank weapon of that conflict. It was used by the 82nd Airborne Division in the postwar era between 1946 and 1956. — Map (db m31475) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — UH-1A Iroquois Utility Helicopter
Nicknamed the Huey, helicopters of this type supported Division airmobile operations in the 1960s and 1970s. The UH-1 was also capable of dropping paratroopers or sling loading heavy equipment — Map (db m31465) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — USASOC Memorial Wall — In Memory of Our Fallen Special Operations Soldiers — United States Army Special Operations Command
Welcome Kinsman, Comrade, Friend. Recorded here on this humble Wall are the names of our fallen Heroes. They were and will always be cherished Soldiers of Army Special Operations, our comrades in arms. Know that they eagerly sought and accepted our . . . — Map (db m31488) WM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Godwin — Battle of Averasboro — Confederate First Defensive Line — Carolinas Campaign
(Preface): The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the March to the Sea. Sherman's objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to crush . . . — Map (db m42002) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Godwin — I-81 — David M. Williams — 1900-1975
"Carbine" Williams, designer of short stroke piston, which made possible M-1 carbine rifle, widely used in WWII. Lived 2 mi. S. — Map (db m31793) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Grays Creek — I-59 — Dunn’s Creek Quaker Meeting
Started about 1746; joined yearly meeting, 1760; discontinued about 1781. Site and cemetery are 2.5 miles S.E. — Map (db m1946) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Grays Creek — I 42 — Moore's Camp
Prior to the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, forces of Gen. James Moore, Whig commander camped, Feb.15~21,1776, 1 ½ miles northeast. — Map (db m4588) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Hope Mills — I-27 — Cape Fear Baptist Church
Constituted in 1756 as Particular Baptist. Stephen Hollingsworth, first minister. Present (1859) building 2 mi. E. — Map (db m864) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Linden — I-52 — Rev. James Campbell
One of early Presbyterian ministers in N.C., 1757-1780. Organized Bluff, Barbecue, and Longstreet churches. Grave is 8 mi. east. — Map (db m42003) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Wade — Colonel Alexander McAllister — Patriot and Revolutionary Hero
Near this spot at Old Bluff Church is buried Colonel Alexander McAllister; Patriot and Revolutionary Hero; Colonel of Cumberland County Militia; Representative First Assembly in Newbern, December 1773; Representative Second Assembly in Newbern, . . . — Map (db m31594) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Wade — I-1 — Old Bluff Church — Presbyterian
Organized in 1758 by Rev. James Campbell. Present building erected about 1858. N.W. 1 mi. — Map (db m31592) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Wade — Old Bluff Church — The Muddy Road to Averasboro — Carolinas Campaign
(Preface): The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savanna, Georgia, after the "March to the Sea." Sherman's objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to . . . — Map (db m31593) HM
North Carolina (Currituck County), Coinjock — A-76 — Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal
Constructed 1855~59 by steam dredges to assist commerce. Now part of Intracoastal Waterway. N.C. Cut 5 miles long. — Map (db m11313) HM
North Carolina (Currituck County), Coinjock — Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal — Military Supply Route
After the Battle of Elizabeth City and the destruction of the Confederate Mosquito Fleet in February 1862, the Confederates scuttled ships to block the North Carolina cut. The Federals had the same idea to stall Confederate traffic and sent five . . . — Map (db m56979) HM
North Carolina (Currituck County), Corolla — A Nation's Defense
Due to its remote location on the Currituck Outer Banks, the Whalehead Club has been used in various ways for national defense. Shortly after Ray T. Adams purchased this property, the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor (December 7, 1941) and the U.S. . . . — Map (db m82188) HM
North Carolina (Currituck County), Corolla — Boathouse
With its gracious proportions, unusual pink color, and sloping rooflines, the Corolla Island boathouse built by Edward Collings Knight Jr. and his wife complemented their main house. Even more than the main house, the boathouse was the center . . . — Map (db m10433) HM
North Carolina (Currituck County), Corolla — Boats And Blinds
Currituck Outer Bankers depended on the land and the water for their livelihoods. Besides waterfowl hunting and fishing, the Sound provided an important transportation route to and from the Currituck mainland and up and down the Banks. The first . . . — Map (db m91802) HM
North Carolina (Currituck County), Corolla — Corolla Chapel
Historic Corolla Chapel In 1885, the Corolla community formed an inter-denominational congregation in Corolla Village and built the original one-room chapel. Circuit-riding preachers were sent to the Village by horse and buggy by way of the . . . — Map (db m91795) HM
North Carolina (Currituck County), Corolla — Corolla Historic Village
Twiddy & Company began preservation in Corolla Village in 1986. The first effort was the Kill Devil Hills Lifesaving Station built in 1878. Relocation from the original oceanfront site was a requirement of the sale, so the station was moved to . . . — Map (db m76660) HM
North Carolina (Currituck County), Corolla — Corolla Island Bridges
When Edward Collings Knight Jr. and his wife, Marie-Louise leBell, purchased this property in 1922, the Lighthouse Club, a hunting club, already existed on land just to the south. After the Knights completed a new private residence in 1925, they . . . — Map (db m10437) HM
North Carolina (Currituck County), Corolla — Corolla Schoolhouse — C. 1900
Restoration began in the fall of 1999, revealing wonderful insights into life in this isolated coastal village. Upon raising the building to repair rotten sills, workers discovered ship timbers in the foundation that were salvaged from . . . — Map (db m10434) HM
North Carolina (Currituck County), Corolla — Corolla Schoolhouse
Establishing the First Unified Corolla School The Corolla Schoolhouse was built circa 1890 by residents Sol Sanderlin and Val Twiford and established as the first unified Corolla school in 1905. The County's one-room schoolhouse accepted . . . — Map (db m76658) HM
North Carolina (Currituck County), Corolla — Currituck Beach Light Station
On December 1, 1875, the beacon of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse filled the remaining "dark spot" on the North Carolina coast between the Cape Henry light to the north and Bodie Island to the south. To distinguish the Currituck Beach Lighthouse . . . — Map (db m10685) HM
North Carolina (Currituck County), Corolla — Duck Blinds
When the last inlet to Currituck Sound closed in 1828, the water began to change. As rain, rivers, and streams poured in to the sound, the water became less salty and tall-grass marsh and wild celery attracted large flocks of migratory waterfowl in . . . — Map (db m10686) HM

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