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

Battle of Cowan's Ford

 
 
Battle of Cowan's Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
1. Battle of Cowan's Ford Marker
Inscription.  Cornwallis, in pursuit of Greene, crossed the Catawba River, 1/3 mi. N.W., after a sharp fight, Feb., 1781.
 
Erected 2003 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number L-22.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1781.
 
Location. 35° 25.636′ N, 80° 57.168′ W. Marker is in Huntersville, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is on State Highway 73, 0.7 miles west of McGuire Nuclear Station Rd., on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntersville NC 28078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Trans~Catawba History (approx. 0.4 miles away); General William Lee Davidson (approx. 0.6 miles away); How McGuire Works (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gen. William Lee Davidson Was Killed
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(approx. 2 miles away); The Tanner (approx. 3.8 miles away); The First Sermon of Hopewell Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); Richard Barry (approx. 3.9 miles away); Oak Grove (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntersville.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Cowan's Ford - North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program. North Carolina Office of Archives & History — Department of Cultural Resources (Submitted on December 13, 2018.) 
 
Battle of Cowan's Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
2. Battle of Cowan's Ford Marker
Old version of the marker
Battle of Cowan's Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
3. Battle of Cowan's Ford Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2024. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2018, by Louis Werder of Mooresville, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 642 times since then and 112 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 6, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on December 11, 2018.   3. submitted on July 6, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 20, 2024