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Near Pineville in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

North Carolina / South Carolina

 
 
North Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
1. North Carolina Marker
Inscription.  
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 was chartered in 1663, it was first settled by the English in 1670. One of the 13 original states.
 
Erected 1941 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number L-38.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1712.
 
Location. 35° 5.375′ N, 80° 55.093′ W. Marker is near Pineville, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is on Rock Hill Pineville Road (Highway 51) 0.1 miles west of Miller Road. Located at NC/SC border. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pineville NC 28134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Catawba Indian Reservation (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);

South Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
circa November 10, 2007
2. South Carolina Marker
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James K. Polk (approx. 2.2 miles away); James Knox Polk Birthplace (approx. 2.2 miles away); Cotton on the Polk Farm (approx. 2.2 miles away); Tobacco in the Piedmont (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mecklenburg Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Polk Farm (approx. 2.2 miles away); The President James K. Polk State Historic Site (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pineville.
 
More about this marker. This is a North Carolina marker about South Carolina. It is located on Route 51 on the North Carolina side of the state line entering into York County (South Carolina) from Mecklenburg County (North Carolina).
 
North Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
3. North Carolina Marker
South Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
circa November 10, 2007
4. South Carolina Marker
The state line is between the marker and the entrance seen on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,267 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 1, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on September 4, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina.   3. submitted on December 1, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on September 4, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 12, 2022