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Near Statesville in Iredell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Dobbs

 
 
Fort Dobbs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, December 23, 2011
1. Fort Dobbs Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1756 by colony. Was garrisoned by North Carolina Provincials during French & Indian War, until 1762. Site 1 mi. N.
 
Erected 2007 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number M-1.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesMilitarySettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian.
 
Location. 35° 49.561′ N, 80° 52.507′ W. Marker is near Statesville, North Carolina, in Iredell County. Marker is at the intersection of Turnersburg Highway (U.S. 21) and Fort Dobbs Road, on the right when traveling south on Turnersburg Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Statesville NC 28625, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hugh Waddell (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of Fort Dobbs (approx. 1.3 miles away); Iredell County Korea & Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Iredell County World War I Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Iredell County World War II Memorial
Fort Dobbs Marker Situation image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, December 23, 2011
2. Fort Dobbs Marker Situation
(approx. 2.7 miles away); Old Fourth Creek Burying Ground (approx. 2.9 miles away); Fourth Creek Meeting House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Statesville.
 
Entrance to Fort Dobbs State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By John Walker Guss, April 21, 2007
3. Entrance to Fort Dobbs State Historic Site
Living History at Fort Dobbs image. Click for full size.
By John Walker Guss, April 21, 2007
4. Living History at Fort Dobbs
Soldiers Drill on the Grounds of Fort Dobbs image. Click for full size.
By John Walker Guss, April 21, 2007
5. Soldiers Drill on the Grounds of Fort Dobbs
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2007, by John Walker Guss of Hillsborough, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,274 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on July 13, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 27, 2011, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida.   3, 4. submitted on July 1, 2007, by John Walker Guss of Hillsborough, North Carolina.   5. submitted on July 2, 2007, by John Walker Guss of Hillsborough, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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