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

Forest City

 
 
Forest City Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 21, 2008
1. Forest City Marker
There is another marker like this on the other end of Main Street.
Inscription.  
1887
Forest City
Main Street
Historic District
National Register of
Historic Places
The town of Forest City
was originally incorporated
as Burnt Chimney in 1877.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
 
Location. 35° 20.052′ N, 81° 52.02′ W. Marker is in Forest City, North Carolina, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Main Street and Yarboro Street, in the median on W. Main Street. 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. Town of Burnt Chimney (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (about 400 feet away); Forest City Confederate Memorial (about 500 feet away); Police Memorial (about 800 feet away); Rutherford County Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elisha Baxter (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Cool Springs Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rev. James Milton Webb (approx. 5˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forest City.
 
Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 21, 2008
2. Main Street
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Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 21, 2008
3. Main Street
 
 
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 611 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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