Marion in McDowell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Survived Battle of Little Bighorn, 1876. A soldier in 7th U.S. cavalry, he witnessed defeat of Geo. A. Custer. Lived here.
Erected 2011 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number N 50.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian.
Location. 35° 40.679′ N, 82° 0.14′ W. Marker is in Marion, North Carolina, in McDowell County. Marker is on Rutherford Road (Business U.S. 221) near Vale Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion NC 28752, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roy Williams (approx. ¾ mile away); Pleasant Gardens (approx. 2.6 miles away); Carson House (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Carson House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Cathey's Fort (approx. 8½ miles away); Frontier Fort (approx. 10.6 miles away); The Old Indian Fort (approx. 10.6 miles away); Cane Creek (approx. 11.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
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