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Wilkesboro in Wilkes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
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"Fort Hamby"

 
 
Fort Hamby Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Fort Hamby Marker
Inscription.  Fortified stronghold of band of robbers & army deserters, was captured by force of citizens in May, 1865. Stood one mile north.
 
Erected 1956 by Archives and Highways Departments. (Marker Number M-31.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 36° 6.27′ N, 81° 15.77′ W. Marker was in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in Wilkes County. Marker was on State Highway 268, 0.3 miles north of Jim Caudill Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Wilkesboro NC 28697, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Hamby (approx. 1.8 miles away); Boone Homesteads (approx. 4.3 miles away); Montfort Stokes (approx. 4.4 miles away); James Wellborn
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(approx. 4.9 miles away); James Larkin Pearson (approx. 5.4 miles away); Thomas C. Dula (approx. 5.9 miles away); Former Wilkesboro Elementary School (approx. 6.7 miles away); An Introduction to the Labyrinth (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkesboro.
 
More about this marker. Found missing in 2012 (though just submitting now). Found photo on flickr from 2007 (link provided), but wasn't there in 2008 Google Street View. Nothing more recent than that. NC Markers page also has photos (presumably older).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Photo of Marker (2007). (Submitted on October 20, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
site of missing Fort Hamby Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, July 6, 2012
2. site of missing Fort Hamby Marker
site of missing Fort Hamby Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, July 6, 2012
3. site of missing Fort Hamby Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 589 times since then and 142 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 20, 2016.   2, 3. submitted on October 20, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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