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Near Nebo in McDowell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cane Creek

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2010
1. Cane Creek Marker
Inscription.  Prelude to the Battle of Kings Mountain. Site of a skirmish on Sept. 12, 1780, between Loyalists and "Overmountain Men"
 
Erected 1991 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number N 41.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1894.
 
Location. 35° 33.742′ N, 81° 51.12′ W. Marker is near Nebo, North Carolina, in McDowell County. Marker is on U.S. 64 1.2 miles south of North Carolina Highway 226, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nebo NC 28761, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort McGaughey (approx. 7.7 miles away); Rutherford Trace (approx. 7.7 miles away); Brittain Church (approx. 7.8 miles away); Daniel Kanipe (approx. 11.6 miles away); Mount Harmony United Methodist Church (approx. 12.1 miles away); Roy Williams (approx. 12.4 miles away); Rev. James Milton Webb (approx. 12.4 miles away); Gilbert Town (approx. 13.4 miles away).
 
Cane Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 27, 2009
2. Cane Creek Marker
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 27, 2009
3. Cane Creek Marker
Cane Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 27, 2009
4. Cane Creek Marker
The Creek goes the field
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 995 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 5, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4. submitted on June 28, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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