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Rockingham in Richmond County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Henry William Harrington

 
 
Henry William Harrington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 9, 2010
1. Henry William Harrington Marker
Inscription.  Brigadier general of militia, 1776-81, State senator, a commissioner to locate State capital. Grave is five miles S.
 
Erected 1948 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number K-28.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsMilitaryWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 34° 56.279′ N, 79° 46.425′ W. Marker is in Rockingham, North Carolina, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of East Franklin Street and South Hancock Street (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling north on East Franklin Street. The marker is located in front of the Richmond County Court House. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 East Franklin Street, Rockingham NC 28379, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alfred Dockery (here, next to this marker); Cameron Morrison (here, next to this marker); Lest We Forget
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 1890 Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrington Square (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Soldiers Memorial (about 600 feet away); Richmond County War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Richmond County Iraq & Afghanistan War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockingham.
 
Also see . . .  Google Books: Biographical history of North Carolina By Samuel A'Court Ashe. (Submitted on June 1, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Wide view of the Henry William Harrington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 9, 2010
2. Wide view of the Henry William Harrington Marker
Located in front of the Richmond County Court House alongside Alfred Dockery and Cameron Morrison markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,134 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of grave site (1- Go south from Rockingham on US # 1. --you will cross over the #74 bypass of Rockingham & Hamlet • 2- Continue for approximately one mile, turn right on paved road to Cordova. • 3- As you approach Cordova bear left and you will run into state road #1103 • 4- Bear left on state road #l103 and you will pass Diggs Chapel Church on your right • 5- Continue past Diggs Chapel Church for about 3/4 or 1 mile, and on right will notice an unpaved road with a chain blocking entrance. • 6-Park car here & walk about 3/4 mile down this unpaved road and two large poplar trees can be seen off to the left. The Harrington Cemetery is at the Poplar trees.) • Can you help?

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