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Morganton in Burke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Quaker Meadows

 
 
Quaker Meadows Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
1. Quaker Meadows Marker
Inscription.  Rendezvous for "Over-Mountain Men" prior to Battle of Kings Mountain, 1780. Home of Joseph & Charles McDowell, military & political leaders.
 
Erected 1999 by NC Division or Archives and History. (Marker Number N-3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
 
Location. 35° 45.282′ N, 81° 43.136′ W. Marker is in Morganton, North Carolina, in Burke County. Marker is at the intersection of North Green Street (State Highway 181) and St Marys Church Road on North Green Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morganton NC 28655, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. André Michaux (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Council Oak (about 700 feet away); Fort San Juan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Waightstill Avery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Quaker Meadows Cemetery Revolutionary War Memorial
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(approx. ¼ mile away); The Catawba Meadows Archaeology Site (approx. 0.9 miles away); Native Americans in North Carolina's Western Piedmont (approx. 0.9 miles away); Greenlee Ford (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morganton.
 
Quaker Meadows Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
2. Quaker Meadows Marker
Quaker Meadows Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
3. Quaker Meadows Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 588 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 13, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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