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

Law Office of Alfred Moore Scales

Built About 1854

 
 
Law Office of Alfred Moore Scales Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. Law Office of Alfred Moore Scales Marker
Inscription.  
Alfred Moore Scales
Born November 27, 1827
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Admitted to Bar   1851
1851   Settled in Madison
1852   N.C. House of Commons
1857   U.S. Congress
1861   Vol. Co. H. of 3rd N.C. Volunteers
1863   Brigadier General CSA
1875-1884   U.S. Congress
Died – 1892

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is November 27, 1827.
 
Location. 36° 23.114′ N, 79° 57.701′ W. Marker is in Madison, North Carolina, in Rockingham County. Marker is at the intersection of W Academy Street (State Highway 704) and S Franklin Street, on the right when traveling east on W Academy Street. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Scales Law Office (a few steps from this marker); Murphy Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Madison's Own: The Hoppers (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Madison Town Clock (approx. 0.3 miles away); Slink Shoal Sluice
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); Robert Opie Lindsay (approx. 1.3 miles away); Confederate Arms Factory (approx. 1.9 miles away); Alexander Martin (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Law Office of Alfred Moore Scales Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. Law Office of Alfred Moore Scales Marker
Marker in Madison image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. Marker in Madison
Alfred Scales' original law office can be seen behind the marker.
Law Office of Alfred Moore Scales image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
4. Law Office of Alfred Moore Scales
Alfred Moore Scales opened his law practice in this building in 1855.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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