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Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

David Schenck

1835-1902

 
 
David Schenck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
1. David Schenck Marker
Inscription.  Founder, Guilford Battle Ground Company, 1887. Led effort to preserve battlefield. His grave is 200 yds. northwest.
 
Erected 2008 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-111.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
 
Location. 36° 4.815′ N, 79° 47.815′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of Battleground Avenue and North Spring Street, on the right when traveling west on Battleground Avenue. Battleground Avenue is one-way westbound. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. T. Gilbert Pearson (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Confederate Dead (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Fisher Park Neighborhood (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home Sight (approx. ¼ mile away); Fisher Park
Wide view of the David Schenck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
2. Wide view of the David Schenck Marker
Along Battleground Avenue, which leads to Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, this marker (left) and the Gilbert T. Pearson marker (right).
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); O. Henry (approx. half a mile away); "The Genesis Monument" (approx. half a mile away); Greensboro College (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Guilford Battleground Company. (Submitted on May 21, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. (Submitted on May 21, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
David Schenck Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
3. David Schenck Monument
This monument to David Schenck is located in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. Schenck was the first President of the Guilford Battle Ground Company.
David Schenck Monument Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
4. David Schenck Monument Plaque
David Schenck
The projector of this Battle Fields
reclamation and organizer and
first President of the
Guilford Battle Ground Company
1835             1902
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,025 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 21, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of nearby gravesite (Section:8 Lot:6 Grave:4) in Green Hill Cemetery. • Can you help?

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