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Madison in Rockingham County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Madison Town Clock

1919

 

— A memorial to the men who served and died in World War 1 —

 
The Madison Town Clock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2021
1. The Madison Town Clock Marker
Inscription.  Jim Vaughn, The American Legion and local citizens contributed to the purchase of the clock. The purpose of the clock was to serve as a local war memorial for those who served in the Great War. The clock is a rare number two striking clock which still operates by winding.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkWar, World I.
 
Location. 36° 23.249′ N, 79° 57.446′ W. Marker is in Madison, North Carolina, in Rockingham County. Memorial is at the intersection of South Dalton Street and East Murphy Street, on the right on South Dalton Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 S Water St, Madison NC 27025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Law Office of Alfred Moore Scales (approx. 0.3 miles away); Scales Law Office (approx. 0.3 miles away); Slink Shoal Sluice (approx. one mile away); Robert Opie Lindsay (approx. 1.6 miles away); Confederate Arms Factory (approx. 2 miles away); Alexander Martin (approx. 3.6 miles away);
The Madison Town Clock image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2021
2. The Madison Town Clock
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Stephen A. Douglas (approx. 5.8 miles away); Upper Saura Town (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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