Salisbury in Rowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
John W. Ellis
of the secession movement
in N. C. Died July, 1861, aged
40. Home stands 1½
Erected 1938 by N.C. State Historical Commission. (Marker Number L 12.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1861.
Location. 35° 40.254′ N, 80° 28.461′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, North Carolina, in Rowan County. Marker is at the intersection of S Ellis Street and W Innes Street, on the right when traveling south on S Ellis Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury NC 28144, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lee S. Overman (a few steps from this marker); Maxwell Chambers House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hall House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salisbury Confederate Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Old English Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Andrew Jackson (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rowan County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Washington’s Tour of the Southern States (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
Also see . . . John W. Ellis. Biography of the state's first Confederate governor. (Submitted on August 16, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 716 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 10, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.