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Currie in Pender County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge

February 27, 1776

 
 
Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, March 29, 1995
1. Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge Monument
Inscription.  Here stood the bridge of Revolutionary fame where 1000 Patriot’s under Cols Richard Caswell and Alexander Lillington defeated 1600 loyalists led by Captain McLeod. Col James Moore commanded all the Patriots who embodied to oppose the loyalists under Brig. Gen. Donald McDonald.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 34° 27.54′ N, 78° 6.462′ W. Marker is in Currie, North Carolina, in Pender County. Marker is on Borough Road (State Highway 210), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Currie NC 28435, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Changing Landscape (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ghosts of an Industry (about 500 feet away); Tar Kiln (about 500 feet away); Brave Patriots (about 700 feet away); Vanishing Longleafs (about 700 feet away); Road to Independence (about 700 feet away); Moores Creek National Battlefield (about 700 feet away); Boxing the Pines (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Currie.
 
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 The Battle at Moores Creek Bridge. 3:18 minute YouTube video.
(Submitted on May 12, 2020.) 
 
Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, March 29, 1995
2. Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge
“...the Patriots removed the bridge planking and greased the supports...”
Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge Stamp image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, March 29, 1995
3. Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge Stamp
National Park Passport Cancellation Stamp-Moores Creek National Battlefield preserves the site of the 1776 battle between North Carolina patriot an loyalist militias. This southern victory by patriots ended British rule in the colony and influenced Great Britain’s military strategy in the early years of the American Revolutionary War.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 844 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 10, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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