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Roaring River in Wilkes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Richard Allen, Sr.

 
 
Richard Allen, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, June 19, 2016
1. Richard Allen, Sr. Marker
Inscription.  Colonel of N.C. Militia at Battle of King's Mountain. Delegate to the Hillsborough Convention, 1788; in General Assembly, 1793. Grave is 4 mi. N.
 
Erected 1972 by Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number M-43.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 36° 12.363′ N, 81° 0.209′ W. Marker is in Roaring River, North Carolina, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of Elkin Highway (State Highway 268) and White Plains Road, on the right when traveling east on Elkin Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8224 Elkin Hwy, Roaring River NC 28669, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stoneman's Raid (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin Cleveland (approx. 3.4 miles away); North Wilkesboro Speedway
Richard Allen, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, June 19, 2016
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(approx. 3.9 miles away); The Kings Mountain Campaign of 1780 (approx. 8½ miles away); Surry County Muster Site (approx. 8½ miles away); Surry Muster Field (approx. 8½ miles away); Wilkes County World War I Memorial (approx. 8.6 miles away); Memorial Avenue (approx. 8.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. NC Markers page. (Submitted on June 20, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
2. Formerly misplaced marker. NC Marker M-43 was mistakenly replaced by marker N-10 for a relatively short time. (Submitted on June 20, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.) 
 
Richard Allen, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, June 19, 2016
3. Richard Allen, Sr. Marker
Richard Allen, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, June 19, 2016
4. Richard Allen, Sr. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 20, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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