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

Richard Barry

(1726 – 1801)

 
 
Richard Barry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. Richard Barry Marker
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Legislator
Signer of Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence

Co-founder of:
      Hopewell Presbyterian Church
      City of Charlotte
      Mecklenburg County
      N.C. Superior Court

He recovered General William L. Davidson’s body after the Cowan’s Ford Battle and brought him to Hopewell Church for burial.

Family homesite approximately 0.2 miles east.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 35° 22.723′ N, 80° 54.955′ W. Marker is in Huntersville, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is at the intersection of Beatties Ford Road and April Mist Trail, on the right when traveling north on Beatties Ford Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntersville NC 28078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Lee Davidson (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Church Building (approx. 1.3 miles away); Historic Latta Plantation (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hopewell Presbyterian Church (approx.
Richard Barry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. Richard Barry Marker
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1.3 miles away); The Servant Entrance (approx. 1.3 miles away); “Upping Block” (approx. 1.3 miles away); General William Lee Davidson (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Oldest Cemetery and the Walls (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntersville.
 
Marker on Beatties Ford Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. Marker on Beatties Ford Road
Grave of Richard Barry image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
4. Grave of Richard Barry
Richard Barry is buried in the Hopewell Presbyterian Church cemetery, located about 1½ miles south of the marker.
Richard Barry Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
5. Richard Barry Grave Marker
Richard Barry
Signer
of
The Mecklenburg
Declaration of Independence
May 20th 1775
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 886 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Aug. 11, 2022