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Glencoe - The Marshall Family House Site

 
 
Glencoe - The Marshall Family House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 25, 2010
1. Glencoe - The Marshall Family House Site Marker
Inscription.  In 1899 James H. Holt sold Emanual "Man" Marshall a one-acre lot at the northeastern end of the Glencoe property. "Man" Marshall was the superintendent at Glencoe Mills for nearly forty years. He and wife Mary Eliza Murray Marshall lived with their fourteen children at the home place for over eighty years. Many of the children worked in the mill and lived in Glencoe as adults. Marshall family reunions are held yearly in Glencoe.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
 
Location. 36° 8.564′ N, 79° 25.656′ W. Marker is near Burlington, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is on Sarah Rhyne Road, on the right when traveling west. Glencoe Village is 3 miles north of Burlington, NC from NC Highway 62. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington NC 27215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glencoe - The School (within shouting distance of this marker); Glencoe Mill Village (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Glencoe - Two-Story Workers' Houses (about 700 feet away); Lodge Hall and Barber Shop
The Marshall Family on the steps of the house that once stood in Glencoe. image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 25, 2010
2. The Marshall Family on the steps of the house that once stood in Glencoe.
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Churches (approx. 0.2 miles away); Glencoe - Grist Mill and Dam Site (approx. ¼ mile away); Glencoe - Company Office and Store (approx. ¼ mile away); Glencoe Management Houses (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
 
Additional commentary.
1. The Marshall Family
The baby Mary Eliza Marshall is holding is my Mother, Rosa Adabelle Marshall Sandlin. This was a wonderful family and I have a complete genealogy starting from this photo. My Mother loved her family and told many family stories of life in Glencoe.

Editor's Note: Thank you for sharing this information about the family on the marker.
    — Submitted May 9, 2012, by Jane S Sutton of Greensboro, North Carolina.

 
Additional keywords. Alamance Cotton Mill, Glencoe, Fabric, Textiles, Company Shops, Holt
 
Glencoe - The Marshall Family House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 25, 2010
3. Glencoe - The Marshall Family House Site Marker
Glencoe - The Marshall Family House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 22, 2010
4. Glencoe - The Marshall Family House Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 819 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 25, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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