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Lillington in Harnett County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Alexander Lillington

ca. 1720s - 1786

 
 
Alexander Lillington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole
1. Alexander Lillington Marker
Inscription.  
Revolutionary War leader. Whig Colonel in Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge, 1776. Town of Lillington (est. 1859) named in his honor.
 
Erected 2009 by Rotary Club of Lillington.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 35° 23.946′ N, 78° 48.956′ W. Marker is in Lillington, North Carolina, in Harnett County. Marker is on South Main Street (U.S. 401) north of East Front Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lillington NC 27546, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert B. Morgan (within shouting distance of this marker); Harnett County Veterans Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); Cornelius Harnett (approx. 1˝ miles away); Paul Eliot Green (approx. 3.6 miles away); Campbell House (approx. 3.7 miles away); Campbell University (approx. 4.3 miles away); Alton Stewart (approx. 8.1 miles away); Smiley's Falls (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lillington.
 
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Alexander Lillington Marker (facing north on S Main St) image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole
2. Alexander Lillington Marker (facing north on S Main St)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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