“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Statesville in Iredell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Vance House

Vance House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Cox, December 26, 2011
1. Vance House Marker
This marker on US 64 refers to a house a block away on West Sharpe Street.
Inscription.  Now historical museum, was temporary home of Gov. Zebulon B. Vance after Sherman's capture of Raleigh. April 1865. Is 350 yards southwest.
Erected 2004 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number M-25.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
Location. 35° 46.88′ N, 80° 53.51′ W. Marker is in Statesville, North Carolina, in Iredell County. Marker is at the intersection of West Front Street (U.S. 64) and South Mulberry Street, on the left when traveling west on West Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Statesville NC 28677, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. J. P. Caldwell (a few steps from this marker); N.C. Association for the Blind (approx. ¼ mile away); Iredell County Confederate Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); United Spanish American War Veterans Memorial (approx.
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¼ mile away); Fourth Creek Meeting House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Statesville in the Civil War (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Fourth Creek Burying Ground (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Statesville.
Additional keywords. Governor
The Vance House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Cox, December 26, 2011
2. The Vance House
The Vance House itself is located at 501 West Sharpe Street at the corner of West Sharpe Street and Woodward Street, Statesville, NC. The marker in the yard of the house appears to be the older M 25 which was replaced with a newer version out on US 64.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 8, 2012, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. This page has been viewed 808 times since then and 148 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 8, 2012, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 24, 2023