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Norwood in Stanly County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fight at Colson's

 
 
Fight at Colson's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 19, 2014
1. Fight at Colson's Marker
Inscription.  
Colonel William Lee Davidson's Whig militia defeated Colonel Samuel Bryan's Tories, in July 1780, a few miles S.E.
 
Erected 1952 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number L 51.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 35° 11.694′ N, 80° 6.771′ W. Marker is in Norwood, North Carolina, in Stanly County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 52 and Riverview Road (County Route 1934), on the right when traveling north on U.S. 52. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norwood NC 28128, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. O.C. Bruton Store (approx. 6.4 miles away); A.S. McRae Building (approx. 6.4 miles away); Williams Barber Shop (approx. 6.4 miles away); Ross & Ingram Grocery (approx. 6.4 miles away); Haywood Motor Company (approx. 6.4 miles away); McAulay Bros. Store (approx. 6.4 miles away); Ingram McAulay Hardware & Furniture (approx. 6.4 miles away); Ralf Freeman (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
Fight at Colson's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 19, 2014
2. Fight at Colson's Marker
 
 
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 503 times since then and 19 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.
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