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W. R. Odell

 
 
W. R. Odell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
1. W. R. Odell Marker
Inscription.  Textile manufacturer, State Senator, 1905-07. Friend of education. His home is 1 block W.
 
Erected 1952 by North Carolina Archives, Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number L-50.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 35° 25.108′ N, 80° 35.299′ W. Marker is in Concord, North Carolina, in Cabarrus County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street NE (U.S. 601) and Buffalo Street NW, on the right when traveling north on Church Street NE. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Concord NC 28025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Odell House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Horton Building Commerce and Merchants Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Corl Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hotel Concord (approx. 0.7 miles away); Concord National Bank
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Concord, NC (approx. 0.7 miles away); General Merchandise Store (approx. ¾ mile away); Commercial Building (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
 
More about this marker. According to the North Carolina Office of Archives & History — Department of Cultural Resources: "The house mentioned in the text of the marker no longer stands and the sign will be updated as funds permit"
 
Wide view of the W. R. Odell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
2. Wide view of the W. R. Odell Marker
With the restored Odell-Locke-Randolph Cotton Mill in the background.
Odell Family Crypt image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
3. Odell Family Crypt
Located at Oakwood Cemetery in Concord
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 27, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.

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