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Near Roxboro in Person County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cornwallis

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. Cornwallis Marker
Inscription.  Passed a few miles west, February, 1781. Greene followed, and the Battle of Guilford Courthouse resulted, March 15, 1781.
 
Erected 1975 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-15.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1781.
 
Location. 36° 32.497′ N, 78° 54.104′ W. Marker is near Roxboro, North Carolina, in Person County. Marker is on Boston Road (U.S. 501) just north of Mayo Lake Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12015 Boston Rd, Roxboro NC 27574, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greene (here, next to this marker); The Reverend John Alexander Beam (1853 - 1928) and Wife Mollie Lucas Beam (1867 - 1951) (approx. 1.4 miles away); Crossing of the Dan Monument (approx. 10˝ miles away in Virginia); William Munford Tuck (approx. 10˝ miles away in Virginia); DAR Memorial Cannon (approx. 10.6 miles away in Virginia); Retreat to the Dan (approx. 10.7 miles away
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
2. Cornwallis Marker
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in Virginia); Campaign of 1781 (approx. 10.7 miles away in Virginia); Mizpah Church (approx. 10.8 miles away in Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roxboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Last updated on April 22, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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