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Salisbury in Rowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Harry Cowan

1810 – 1904

 
 
Harry Cowan Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
1. Harry Cowan Marker
Inscription.  Baptist minister vital to growth of church in N.C. Founder of Mount Zion Church (1867), which is one block W.
 
Erected 2006 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number L-106.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 35° 40.218′ N, 80° 27.983′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, North Carolina, in Rowan County. Marker is on N Main Street (U.S. 70) when traveling north. Marker is located on N Main Street between W Kerr Street and W Cemetery 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. Stoneman’s Raid (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rowan County World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salisbury Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elizabeth Maxwell Steele (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old English Cemetery
Marker in Salisbury image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington's Southern Tour (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington’s Tour of the Southern States (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Soldiers Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
3. Soldiers Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church
Harry Cowan founded this church located just west of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 645 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 20, 2022