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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Nathanael Greene


Nathanael Greene Marker image. Click for full size.
By S. C. McCullough, May 4, 2019
1. Nathanael Greene Marker
Inscription.  Replaced Horatio Gates as leader of American army opposing Lord Cornwallis. He assumed command in Charlotte, Dec. 3, 1780.
Erected 1987 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number L19.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
Location. 35° 13.641′ N, 80° 50.564′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is on North Tryon Street 0 miles north of W. Trade St., on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 North Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mecklenburg Resolves (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Charlotte (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jefferson Davis Informed of Lincoln's Death (about 500 feet away); British Encampment, 1780 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Last Meetings of the Confederate Cabinet (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Navy Yard
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Mrs. "Stonewall Jackson" 1831-1915 (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Peter's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2019, by S. C. McCullough of Charlotte, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 106 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 30, 2019, by S. C. McCullough of Charlotte, North Carolina. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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Jan. 17, 2021