Salisbury in Rowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
John W. Ellis
Erected 1938 by N.C. State Historical Commission. (Marker Number L-12.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. 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); Christian Reid (approx. ¼ mile away); J.C. Deagan Tubular Bell Tower Chimes (approx. ¼ mile away); The Travelers' Club (approx. ¼ mile away); Macay Law Office (approx. ¼ mile away); Salisbury Cotton Mills (approx. ¼ mile 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 December 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 793 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 10, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.