Ansonville in Anson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Free black served as a Baptist pastor at Rocky River Church until law in 1831 barred blacks from public preaching. Buried 500 yards west.
Erected 1998 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number K 57.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion.
Location. 35° 5.868′ N, 80° 6.384′ W. Marker is in Ansonville, North Carolina, in Anson County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 52) and Cemetery Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wadesboro NC 28170, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fight at Colson's (approx. 6.7 miles away); Brown Creek Soil Conservation District (approx. 8 miles away); Hugh Hammond Bennett (approx. 8.2 miles away); Anson County Training School (approx. 8˝ miles away); Leonidas L. Polk Boggan-Hammond House (approx. 9.2 miles away); Thomas Samuel Ashe (approx. 9.3 miles away); Haywood Motor Company (approx. 10 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.