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Burlington in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Pyle's Defeat

 
 
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By Paul Jordan, March 11, 2010
1. Pyle's Defeat Marker
Inscription.  A body of Tories, going to join Cornwallis' Army at Hillsborough, was destroyed by a Whig force, Feb. 23, 1781. ¾ mile southwest.
 
Erected 1967 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number G 22.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 36° 3.626′ N, 79° 26.014′ W. Marker is in Burlington, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is on Maple Avenue near Anthony Road, on the right when traveling south. From Interstate 85/40, exit 145. Travel south two blocks on Maple Avenue (also NC Hwy 49 South). Marker is on the right, in the fork in the road, where Anthony Road meets Maple Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2647 Maple Avenue, Burlington NC 27215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Michael Holt II (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Pyle's Defeat (approx. 1.2 miles away); Alamance County War Memorial (approx. 1.8
Pyle's Defeat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, March 11, 2010
2. Pyle's Defeat Marker
view facing north, towards Interstate 85/40
miles away); Pine Hill Cemetery - Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Graham College (approx. 1.9 miles away); Captain James W. White House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Kirk-Holden War (approx. 1.9 miles away); "Elmhurst" (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Battle mentioned under photo #5 of Battle of Clapp's Mill
 
Also see . . .  myrevolutionarywar.com. (Submitted on March 11, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A..)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 1,647 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 11, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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