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Site of the First Court Held in Mecklenburg County

February 26, 1763

 
 
Site of the First Court Held in Mecklenburg County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By S. C. McCullough, June 15, 2019
1. Site of the First Court Held in Mecklenburg County Marker
Inscription.  
Home of Thomas Spratt
First person to cross
the Yadkin River with wheels
Here was born his daughter
Anne Spratt first white child born
between Catawba & Yadkin Rivers

 
Erected 1926 by National Society of Colonial Dames of America in North Carolina.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is February 26, 1763.
 
Location. 35° 12.586′ N, 80° 49.41′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is on Randolph Road, 0.1 miles east of North Caswell Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1915 Randolph Road, Charlotte NC 28207, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harry Golden (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thompson Orphanage Campus (approx. ¾ mile away); Thompson Orphanage (approx. ¾ mile away); Lewis Thompson and Pattie Clark Thompson (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Thompson Orphanage (approx. ¾ mile away);
First Court Marker location on Randolph Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By S. C. McCullough, June 15, 2019
2. First Court Marker location on Randolph Road
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Ben Nash (approx. ¾ mile away); Mecklenburg County Vietnam Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); They Came From Mecklenburg… / Dedicated To Those Who Serve (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2019, by S. C. McCullough of Charlotte, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2019, by S. C. McCullough of Charlotte, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 22, 2022