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Lenoir in Caldwell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Defiance

 
 
Fort Defiance Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
1. Fort Defiance Marker
Inscription.  
Home of William Lenoir, leader in Revolution & public affairs. Built 1788-92 and named for colonial fort on the site 4½ miles east.
 
Erected 2007 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number N 1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and CastlesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 35° 59.422′ N, 81° 33.521′ W. Marker is in Lenoir, North Carolina, in Caldwell County. Marker is at the intersection of Yadkin River Road (County Route 1560) and North Carolina Highway 268, on the right when traveling north on Yadkin River Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lenoir NC 28645, 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. Patterson Mill (approx. Ό mile away); Collett Leventhorpe (approx. 2.2 miles away); Raiders in Lenoir (approx. 5.4 miles away); Davenport College (approx.
Fort Defiance Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
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5½ miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 5.9 miles away); Laura Foster (approx. 7.4 miles away); The Blowing Rock (approx. 10½ miles away); Emily Prudden (approx. 11.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lenoir.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 416 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 20, 2022