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Ronda in Wilkes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Benjamin Cleveland

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, June 25, 2012
1. Benjamin Cleveland Marker
Inscription.  Colonel in Revolution, Whig leader in battle of Kings Mountain, state legislator. Home was on "The Round About," one mile southwest.
 
Erected 1955 by NC Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number M-30.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 36° 13.12′ N, 80° 56.63′ W. Marker is in Ronda, North Carolina, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of Elkin Highway (State Highway 268) and Chatham Street, on the left when traveling west on Elkin Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ronda NC 28670, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richard Allen, Sr. (approx. 3.4 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 3˝ miles away); The Kings Mountain Campaign of 1780 (approx. 5.1 miles away); Surry County Muster Site (approx. 5.2 miles away); Surry Muster Field (approx. 5.2 miles away); Elkin Manufacturing Company
Benjamin Cleveland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 25, 2012
2. Benjamin Cleveland Marker
(approx. 5.3 miles away); North Wilkesboro Speedway (approx. 6.2 miles away); Jonesville (approx. 6.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  NC Markers page. (Submitted on June 25, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Benjamin Cleveland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox
3. Benjamin Cleveland Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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