Lexington in Davidson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Captain Benjamin Merrill
of regulators. Was executed by
officials of the Crown, June 19, 1771.
Home was 8 miles south.
Erected 1981 by National Society Daughters of the American Revolution - Capt. Benj. Merrill Chapter.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 19, 1750.
Location. 35° 49.461′ N, 80° 15.2′ W. Marker is in Lexington, North Carolina, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of N Main Street and W Center Street, on the right when traveling south on N Main Street. 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. Daniel Boone and Gen. Nathanael Greene (here, next to this marker); City of Lexington (here, next to this marker); Old Davidson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington in the Civil War (within shouting 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.
Also see . . . Battle of Alamance. Description of the battle from the Alamance County, NC website. (Submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
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 1,814 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.