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Elkin in Surry County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Surry Muster Field

 
 
Surry Muster Field Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox
1. Surry Muster Field Marker
Inscription.  Patriot militia, led by Major Joseph Winston, gathered in this vicinity, Sept. 1780, marched to victory at Kings Mtn.
 
Erected 2003 by NC Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number M-53.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
 
Location. 36° 15.19′ N, 80° 51.71′ W. Marker is in Elkin, North Carolina, in Surry County. Marker is on Elkin Highway (State Highway 268), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elkin NC 28621, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Surry County Muster Site (a few steps from this marker); The Kings Mountain Campaign of 1780 (within shouting distance of this marker); Elkin Manufacturing Company (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jonesville (approx. 2.2 miles away); Benjamin Cleveland (approx. 5.2 miles away); Richard Allen, Sr.
Surry Muster Field Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, June 25, 2012
2. Surry Muster Field Marker
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(approx. 8½ miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 8.6 miles away); North Wilkesboro Speedway (approx. 11.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkin.
 
Surry Muster Field Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, June 25, 2012
3. Surry Muster Field Marker
Surry Muster Field image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox
4. Surry Muster Field
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 444 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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May. 27, 2022