Lewis Thompson and Pattie Clark Thompson
To the Glory of God and in memory of Lewis Thompson of Bertie County, N.C., born October 9, 1808, died December 9, 1867, and his beloved daughter Pattie Clarke Thompson born March 27, 1849, died November 2, 1867
The first and main contributions for the purchase of lands belonging to this orphanage were contributed by Mr. Thompson as a memorial to his daughter and himself.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. A significant historical date for this entry is March 27, 1849.
Location. 35° 12.966′ N, 80° 50.03′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. It is in Thompson Park. Marker is on East 4th Street (State Highway 16) 0.1 miles west of South Kings Drive, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1120 E 4th St, Charlotte NC 28204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thompson Orphanage Campus (here, next to this marker); Thompson Orphanage (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Thompson Orphanage (a few steps from this marker); Ben Nash (a
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