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Huntersville in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Lee Davidson

 
 
William Lee Davidson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. William Lee Davidson Marker
Inscription.  Whig general, was killed at Cowan’s Ford. Feb. 1, 1781. Davidson College and Davidson County are named for him.
 
Erected 1953 by Archives Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number L 23.)
 
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 1781.
 
Location. 35° 21.959′ N, 80° 53.944′ W. Marker is in Huntersville, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is on Beatties Ford Road north of Sample Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in front of the Hopewell Presbyterian Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10500 Beaties Ford Road, Huntersville NC 28078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Church Building (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of the Revolutionary War Patriots of Hopewell Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); William Graham (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Historic Latta Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); General William Lee Davidson (within shouting distance of this marker); “Upping Block” (within shouting distance of this marker); William Bain Alexander (within shouting distance of this marker); John McKnitt Alexander (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntersville.
 
Marker in Huntersville image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. Marker in Huntersville
William Lee Davidson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. William Lee Davidson Marker
Markerat the Hopewell Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
4. Markerat the Hopewell Presbyterian Church
Grave of William Lee Davidson image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
5. Grave of William Lee Davidson
The grave of William Davidson is located a short distance from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 767 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 4, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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