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Near Robbins in Moore County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Bethune

 
 
John Bethune Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Vincent, June 25, 2012
1. John Bethune Marker
Inscription.  Early pastor for Scots in N.C.; chaplain for Loyalists at Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, 1776. First Presbyterian minister in Ontario. Lived 4 mi. S.
 
Erected 1974 by North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. (Marker Number K-47.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, 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 1776.
 
Location. 35° 24.08′ N, 79° 33.28′ W. Marker is near Robbins, North Carolina, in Moore County. Marker is on State Highway 24/27, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Robbins NC 27325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mechanic's Hill (approx. 2.9 miles away); John MacRae (approx. 3 miles away); James McConnell (approx. 7.9 miles away); James Rogers McConnell (approx. 7.9 miles away); Biography of Robert Hoyle Upchurch
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(approx. 7.9 miles away); Lt. Robert "Hoyle" Upchurch (approx. 7.9 miles away); East Meets West (approx. 7.9 miles away); Ret. SFC Zeb D. Harrington and The "Junkyard Dog" (approx. 7.9 miles away).
 
John Bethune Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, September 4, 2015
2. John Bethune Marker
Taken looking west on Route 24.
John Bethune Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, September 4, 2015
3. John Bethune Marker
Taken looking east on Route 24.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 28, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2015, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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