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Forest City in Rutherford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Elisha Baxter

 
 
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By Michael Sean Nix, December 21, 2008
1. Elisha Baxter Marker
Inscription.  Governor of Arkansas, 1873-74; Union colonel in Civil War; elected to U.S. Senate, 1864, but not seated. Birthplace stood 4 1/2 miles S.E.
 
Erected 1956 by Archives and Highway Department. (Marker Number O-31.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 35° 19.987′ N, 81° 51.699′ W. Marker is in Forest City, North Carolina, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of Business U.S. 74 and Alternate U.S. 221, on the left when traveling east on U.S. 74Business . Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Forest City NC 28043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rutherford County Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Police Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Forest City Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town of Burnt Chimney (approx. ¼ mile away); Forest City (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Cool Springs Cemetery
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By Michael Sean Nix, December 21, 2008
2. Elisha Baxter Marker
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Rev. James Milton Webb (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forest City.
 
Also see . . .  Elsiha Baxter. (Submitted on December 21, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 756 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 21, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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