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

Waightstill Avery

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
1. Waightstill Avery Marker
Inscription.  First Attorney General of North Carolina, 1777-79, member provincial Congresses, colonel in Revolution. "Swan Ponds," his home, was 3 mi. S.W.
 
Erected 1970 by NC Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number N-28.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureGovernment & PoliticsWar, 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 1777.
 
Location. 35° 45.208′ N, 81° 42.981′ W. Marker is in Morganton, North Carolina, in Burke County. Marker is at the intersection of North Green Street (State Highway 181) and Bost 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort San Juan (within shouting distance of this marker); André Michaux (within shouting distance of this marker); Quaker Meadows (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morganton (approx. 1.7 miles away); Burke Courthouse
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By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
2. Waightstill Avery Marker
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); Our Confederate Soldiers (approx. 1.7 miles away); Tod R. Caldwell (approx. 1.7 miles away); Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morganton.
 
Waightstill Avery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
3. Waightstill Avery Marker
Waightstill Avery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
4. Waightstill Avery 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 380 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 13, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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