“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Marion in McDowell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Roy Williams

Roy Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 19, 2014
1. Roy Williams Marker
Inscription.  National Championship winning college basketball coach for University of North Carolina and Member of Basketball Hall of Fame. Born in 1950 in Marion General Hospital, which stands one block north.
Erected by City of Marion, North Carolina.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1950.
Location. 35° 41.196′ N, 82° 0.616′ W. Marker is in Marion, North Carolina, in McDowell County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 70) and New Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. 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 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. M/Sgt. Shufford Cline Rowe (approx. 0.2 miles away); McDowell County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daniel Kanipe (approx. ¾ mile away); Pleasant Gardens (approx. 1.9 miles away); Carson House (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Carson House (approx. 2.7
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miles away); Cathey's Fort (approx. 7.8 miles away); "What Happened To Our School?" (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 567 times since then and 34 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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