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Newton in Catawba County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

M.L. McCorkle

1817-1899

 
 
M.L. McCorkle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
1. M.L. McCorkle Marker
Inscription.  Superior Court judge; a founder of Catawba College; state senator & Confederate colonel. His home stood here.
 
Erected 1978 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number O-68.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 35° 39.782′ N, 81° 13.354′ W. Marker is in Newton, North Carolina, in Catawba County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 16 and W A Street, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 16. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newton NC 28658, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Catawba County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Raid Through Western North Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); Catawba County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Court House Well (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford's March Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); Hoke Smith
M.L. McCorkle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
2. M.L. McCorkle Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Charles H. Mebane (approx. ¾ mile away); Catawba College (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton.
 
Also see . . .  Col Matthew Locke McCorkle at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 5, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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