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

Nathanael Greene

1742-1786

 
 
Nathanael Greene Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 L-19.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 3, 1780.
 
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. Home of Col. Thomas Polk (a few steps from this marker); Mecklenburg Resolves (a few steps from this marker); Nearby History (a few steps from this marker); The Sculptures at Independence Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Square (within
Nathanael Greene Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 9, 2021
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shouting distance of this marker); Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Polk Park (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2019, by S. C. McCullough of Charlotte, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 30, 2019, by S. C. McCullough of Charlotte, North Carolina.   2. submitted on May 18, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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May. 19, 2022