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

Greene

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. Greene Marker
Inscription.  Pursued by Cornwallis, crossed into Virginia and forded the Dan River northeast of here, February, 1781.
 
Erected 1951 by Archives, Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number G-14.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1781.
 
Location. 36° 32.497′ N, 78° 54.105′ W. Marker is near Roxboro, North Carolina, in Person County. Marker is on Boston Road (U.S. 501) just north of Mayo Lake Road (County Road 1501), on the right when traveling north. 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. Cornwallis (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
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
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away in Virginia); Retreat to the Dan (approx. 10.7 miles away 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 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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