Lexington in Davidson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Daniel Boone and Gen. Nathanael Greene
Near this spot, in 1781, the American Army under Gen. Nathanael Greene passed on its way from Trading Ford to fight the British under Lord Cornwallis at Guilford Court House.
Erected 1918 by The North Carolina Historical Commission and The Board of Commissioners of Davidson County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
Location. 35° 49.462′ N, 80° 15.197′ W. Marker is in Lexington, North Carolina, in Davidson County. Marker is on N Main Street near W Center Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington NC 27292, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Benjamin Merrill (here, next to this marker); City of Lexington (a few steps from this marker); Old Davidson County Courthouse (within shouting Lexington in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Wm. Rainey Holt (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Homestead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pilgrim Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 997 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.