Graham in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Michael Holt II
1723 - 1799
Holt was politically active in the years of the Regulation and the Revolution. The Battle of Alamance was fought on his land in 1771. His role in the Revolution began as a Tory, raising and leading a militia company for the crown in 1776. Shortly thereafter, he had a change of sympathies and supported the Revolution for the remainder of the conflict.
Erected by Alamance County Historic Properties Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1771.
Location. 36° 3.35′ N, 79° 25.383′ W. Marker is in Graham, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is at the intersection of Hanford Hills Road and Monticello Court, on the leftTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Graham NC 27253, 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. Pyle's Defeat (approx. 0.7 miles away); Graham College (approx. 1.4 miles away); Alamance County War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kirk-Holden War (approx. 1.4 miles away); Captain James W. White House (approx. 1½ miles away); "Elmhurst" (approx. 1½ miles away); National Bank of Alamance (approx. 1.6 miles away); Graham's First Bank (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Graham.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2014, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,175 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 26, 2014, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.