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Lake Lure in Rutherford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Potts Fort

-1775-

 
 
Potts Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 10, 2010
1. Potts Fort Marker
Inscription.  Named for Captain John Potts who was killed by Indians during the Revolutionary War. This Fort protected early settlers living in the cove near the Indian boundary line.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesNative AmericansWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 35° 29.659′ N, 82° 6.853′ W. Marker is in Lake Lure, North Carolina, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of Bills Creek Road and Landing Lane on Bills Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake Lure NC 28746, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ayr (approx. 3˝ miles away); Hickory Nut Gorge (approx. 8.2 miles away); Barbara T. Meliski Park (approx. 8.4 miles away); Chimney Rock (approx. 9.2 miles away); Frontier Fort (approx. 10.1 miles away); The Old Indian Fort (approx. 10.1 miles away); Gilbert Town (approx. 11.3 miles away); Andrews Geyser (approx. 11.4 miles away).
 
Potts Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard
2. Potts Fort Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,474 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 27, 2020