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Near Red Springs in Hoke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

McPhaul’s Mill

 
 
McPhaul’s Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
1. McPhaul’s Mill Marker
Inscription.  Rendezvous point for local Tories. Near here on Sept. 1, 1781, David Fanning's men routed a Whig force under Thomas Wade. Stood 1.7 mi. W.
 
Erected 1959 by North Carolina Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number I-50.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1931.
 
Location. 34° 53.173′ N, 79° 12.493′ W. Marker is near Red Springs, North Carolina, in Hoke County. Marker is at the intersection of Red Springs Highway (State Highway 211) and Old Wire Road (County Road 1105), on the right when traveling south on Red Springs Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Red Springs NC 28377, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flora Macdonald College (approx. 5.1 miles away); Sherman's March (approx. 6.2 miles away); Edenborough Medical College (approx. 6.4 miles away); Veterans Monument (approx.
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6.6 miles away); Raft Swamp (approx. 6.9 miles away); Monroe’s Crossroads (approx. 7.7 miles away); Temperance Hall (approx. 9.1 miles away); John Charles McNeill (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Red Springs.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historical Sketches of McPhaul's Mill. (Submitted on May 28, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. The Battles of McPhaul's Mill and Raft Swamp, 1781. (Submitted on May 30, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Wide view of the McPhaul’s Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
2. Wide view of the McPhaul’s Mill Marker
Site of McPhaul’s Mill image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
3. Site of McPhaul’s Mill
A partially hidden road side local marker identifies the location of McPhaul's Mill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,615 times since then and 120 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.

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