“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Newton Grove in Sampson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

William Rufus King

William Rufus King Marker image. Click for full size.
North Carolina Historical Marker Program, circa December 2014
1. William Rufus King Marker
Congressman from N.C., 1811-16; Senator from Alabama for 29 years. Vice-President of the United States, 1853. Born six miles east.
Erected 1936 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number 1-5.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
Location. 35° 12.46′ N, 78° 20.313′ W. Marker is in Newton Grove, North Carolina, in Sampson County. Marker is at the intersection of Hobbtown Highway (U.S. 701) and Cedar Point Road (State Highway 1845), on the right when traveling north on Hobbtown Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newton Grove NC 28366, 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. Sherman (approx. 5.3 miles away); Battle of Bentonville (approx. 5.3 miles away); Union Hospital (approx. 6.1 miles away); a different marker also named Union Hospital (approx. 6˝ miles away); Union Headquarters (approx. 6˝ miles away); Confederate Hospital
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(approx. 6˝ miles away); Bentonville Battlefield (approx. 6.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Bentonville (approx. 6.6 miles away).
Also see . . .  William Rufus King Essay. North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program. (Submitted on January 1, 2015.) 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2014. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 10 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 31, 2014. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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Aug. 8, 2020