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Ruth in Rutherford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Rev. James Milton Webb

 
 
Rev. James Milton Webb Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 27, 2009
1. Rev. James Milton Webb Marker
Inscription.  Born October 2, 1802, a Baptist minister; first moderator of the Green River Baptist Association. He built this house known as "The Webb House" in 1825; served in the House of Commons; Clerk of Superior Court; published a Rutherford County newspaper.
Gardner Webb College was named for his descendants. He was buried on this property April 24, 1854.
 
Erected by Rutherford County 225th Anniverrsary Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 35° 23.651′ N, 81° 55.813′ W. Marker is in Ruth, North Carolina, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of Route 64 and Hunting Drive on Route 64. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rutherfordton NC 28139, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gilbert Town (approx. 1.7 miles away); Joshua Forman (approx. 2 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Bechtler's Mint
Rev. James Milton Webb Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 27, 2009
2. Rev. James Milton Webb Marker
(approx. 2.2 miles away); James Adair (approx. 2.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Rutherfordton Confederate Monument (approx. 2.3 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 2.3 miles away).
 
Rev. James Milton Webb House image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 27, 2009
3. Rev. James Milton Webb House
 
 
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 1,567 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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