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Buies Creek in Harnett County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Campbell House

Circa 1890

 

— National Register of Historic Places —

 
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
1. Campbell House Marker
Inscription.  Adult home of James Archibald Campbell (1862-1934), founder of present day Campbell University, and Cornelia Frances Pearson Campbell (1865-1963). Birthplace of Leslie Hartwell Campbell (1892-1970), second president of the school founded by his father, and A. Carlyle Campbell (1894-1977), President of Meredith College, Raleigh, and Elizabeth Pearson Campbell Lynch (1896-1982), Professor of Music for her father's school for forty-three years.
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Other properties on site: Birthplace of J.A. Campbell-Circa 1830, and the Poe's Post Office building, which served the village of Buie's Creek until 1899.
 
Erected 1991 by Harnett County Historical Society Foundation, by authority his grace, the Duke of Argyll.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
 
Location. 35° 24.463′ N, 78° 45.095′ W. Marker is in Buies Creek, North Carolina, in Harnett County. Marker is at the intersection of East Cornelius Harnett Blvd (U.S. 421) and Johnson Farm Road, on the right when traveling
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By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
2. Historic Campbell House
A glimpse of the old south awaits you in this charming turn of the century farm house located on a spacious corner lot at the intersection of US 421 and Johnson Farm Road near Buies Creek, N.C, in the heart of Harnett County. Campbell University is located just 1/4 mile to the northeast and the 36 hole Keith Hills golf course is about 1/4 mile east.
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west on East Cornelius Harnett Blvd. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3925 US 421, Buies Creek, NC, Buies Creek NC 27506, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paul Eliot Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Campbell University (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cornelius Harnett (approx. 3.3 miles away); Harnett County Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away); Alexander Lillington (approx. 3.7 miles away); Robert B. Morgan (approx. 3.7 miles away); Alton Stewart (approx. 4˝ miles away); Smiley's Falls (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buies Creek.
 
Campbell House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, June 6, 2010
3. Campbell House Marker
Birthplace of J.A. Campbell.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 932 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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