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Franklinville in Randolph County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Andrew Hunter Bridge

In Memoriam

 

— Randolph County Revolutionary Patriots —

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2021
1. Andrew Hunter Bridge Marker
Inscription.  "Faith Rock" two hundred yards down the river is where Andrew Hunter in 1781 escaping from David Fanning, Tory, rode Fanning's horse, Red Doe, down the rock into the river and to safety.
 
Erected 1928 by Guilford Battle Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsBridges & ViaductsWar, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
 
Location. 35° 44.599′ N, 79° 41.802′ W. Marker is in Franklinville, North Carolina, in Randolph County. Memorial is on Andrew Hunter Road just west of West Main Street (State Highway 22), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 323 W Main St, Franklinville NC 27248, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Life Along the Deep River (within shouting distance of this marker); 307 East Main Street (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jonathan Worth (approx. 7 miles away); Trading Path
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2021
2. Andrew Hunter Bridge Marker
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(approx. 7˝ miles away); Plank Road (approx. 7.8 miles away); Historic Building (approx. 7.9 miles away); Naomi Wise (approx. 7.9 miles away); Randleman Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklinville.
 
The Andrew Hunter Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2021
3. The Andrew Hunter Bridge
After crossing the bridge, Faith Rock can be reached taking the trail on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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