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Madison in Rockingham County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Stephen A. Douglas

 
 
Stephen A. Douglas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. Stephen A. Douglas Marker
Inscription.  Presidential nominee, 1860, United States Senator from Illinois, was married to Martha Martin, 1847, in house standing 2 miles N.E.
 
Erected 1971 by State Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-14.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
 
Location. 36° 22.674′ N, 79° 51.262′ W. Marker is in Madison, North Carolina, in Rockingham County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 704 and Smothers Road, on the left when traveling east on State Highway 704. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison NC 27025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alexander Martin (approx. 2.2 miles away); Thomas Settle, Jr. (approx. 2.8 miles away); Wentworth Methodist Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Wentworth Methodist Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Wentworth and the War
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(approx. 4.8 miles away); Slink Shoal Sluice (approx. 4.9 miles away); Wright Tavern (approx. 4.9 miles away); Confederate Arms Factory (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Also see . . .  Brief biography of Stephen Douglas. (Submitted on February 4, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Stephen A. Douglas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. Stephen A. Douglas Marker
Stephen A. Douglas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. Stephen A. Douglas Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 560 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 4, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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