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Near Morganton in Burke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Swan Ponds Cemetery

 
 
Swan Ponds Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 29, 2022
1. Swan Ponds Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Col. Waightstill Avery
1741-1821
Revolutionary War
Patriot

Col. Waightstill Avery
First Attorney General
for the
State of North Carolina
1778-1779

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1778.
 
Location. 35° 44.614′ N, 81° 45.1′ W. Marker is near Morganton, North Carolina, in Burke County. Memorial can be reached from McConnaughey Lane, 5 miles south of Swan Pond Drive (County Road 1297), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2400 McConnaughey Ln, Morganton NC 28655, 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. Quaker Meadows Cemetery Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Greenlee Ford (approx. 1.9 miles away); Quaker Meadows (approx. 2 miles away); André Michaux (approx. 2.1 miles away); Council Oak (approx. 2.1 miles away); Waightstill Avery
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(approx. 2.1 miles away); Fort San Juan (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Catawba Meadows Archaeology Site (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morganton.
 
Also see . . .  Avery, Waightstill. NCPedia entry on the lawyer, politician and patriot. (Submitted on November 14, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Swan Ponds Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 29, 2022
2. Swan Ponds Cemetery Marker
Col. Waighstill Avery Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 29, 2022
3. Col. Waighstill Avery Grave Marker
Medallions at Col. Waighstill Avery's Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 29, 2022
4. Medallions at Col. Waighstill Avery's Grave
The Daughters of the American Revolution and Sons of the American Revolution marked his grave.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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