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Near Morven in Anson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John J. McRae

1815-1868

 
 
John J. McRae Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
1. John J. McRae Marker
Inscription.  Governor of Mississippi, 1854-1857. Member, U.S. Senate and House; Confederate congressman. Born 5 miles southeast.
 
Erected 1938 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number K-6.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 34° 50.997′ N, 79° 59.443′ W. Marker is near Morven, North Carolina, in Anson County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 52 and Old Sneedsboro Road (State Highway 1829), on the right when traveling south on State Highway 52. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morven NC 28119, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sneedsborough (a few steps from this marker); North Carolina / South Carolina (approx. 3.2 miles away); Sherman's March (approx. 5.9 miles away); a different marker also named Sherman's March
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(approx. 6.4 miles away); a different marker also named North Carolina / South Carolina (approx. 6˝ miles away); Pegues Place / Revolutionary Cartel (approx. 6.7 miles away in South Carolina); a different marker also named Sherman's March (approx. 6.8 miles away); Samuel Spencer (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker. McRae was born in the abandoned town of Sneedsborough. The only remaining indication of the Sneedsborough is the cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Biographical Directory of the United States Congress - McRae, John Jones, (1815 - 1868). (Submitted on May 11, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Wide view of the John J. McRae Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
2. Wide view of the John J. McRae Marker
On the left next to the Sneedsborough Marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 948 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.

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