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Rutherfordton in Rutherford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Gilbert Town

 
 
Gilbert Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 19, 2014
1. Gilbert Town Marker
Inscription.  
Rutherford County Seat, 1781-85, stood hereabout. Before Battle of Kings Mountain both armies camped nearby.
 
Erected 1938 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number O 4.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 35° 23.382′ N, 81° 57.582′ W. Marker is in Rutherfordton, North Carolina, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 221) and Harley Drive, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rutherfordton NC 28139, 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. Joshua Forman (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bechtler's Mint (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); James Adair (approx. 1.3 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 1.4 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Rutherfordton Confederate Monument
Gilbert Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 19, 2014
2. Gilbert Town Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Rutherford County (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rutherfordton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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