Newton in Catawba County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Coeducational, liberal arts. Affiliated with Evangelical & Reformed Church. Opened ˝ mi. N., 1851. Moved to Salisbury, 1925, & enlarged.
Erected 1956 by North Carolina Archives and History Departments. (Marker Number O-53.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
Location. 35° 38.846′ N, 81° 13.52′ W. Marker is in Newton, North Carolina, in Catawba County. Marker is at the intersection of Southwest Boulevard (Business U.S. 321) and South College Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Southwest Boulevard. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hoke Smith (approx. 0.7 miles away); Civil War Raid Through Western North Carolina (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Court House Well (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rutherford's March Tribute (approx. Catawba County War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); M.L. McCorkle (approx. 1.1 miles away); Catawba County Confederate Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Charles H. Mebane (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton.
Also see . . . The History of Catawba College. College website entry (Submitted on September 24, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 3. submitted on August 23, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.