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Statesville in Iredell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old Fourth Creek Burying Ground

1756-1888

 
 
Old Fourth Creek Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Cox, December 26, 2011
1. Old Fourth Creek Burying Ground Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated by the Presbyterian church to the memory of the pioneers and to the soldiers of the Indian wars, the Revolution and the Confederacy who lie buried here.

Built by the pioneers, this wall was reconstructed by the national government and the city of Statesville as a tribute to the patriotism and character of these citizens of Iredell County.
 
Erected 1934 by The Colonial Dames, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Daughters of the Confederacy, The American War Mothers and the American Legion Auxiliary, the Spanish American War Veterans and Auxiliary.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US CivilWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy series lists.
 
Location. 35° 47.14′ N, 80° 53.47′ W. Marker is in Statesville, North Carolina, in Iredell County. Marker is on West
Builders of the Wall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, December 26, 2011
2. Builders of the Wall Marker
Secondary marker showing builders of the stone wall around the old Fourth Creek Burying Ground.
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End Avenue (State Highway 90), on the right when traveling west. 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. Fourth Creek Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Iredell County Confederate Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Statesville in the Civil War (approx. ¼ mile away); United Spanish American War Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); J. P. Caldwell (approx. 0.3 miles away); N.C. Association for the Blind (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vance House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Iredell County World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Statesville.
 
Old Fourth Creek Burying Ground image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, December 26, 2011
3. Old Fourth Creek Burying Ground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2012, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. This page has been viewed 799 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 20, 2012, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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