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

Tod R. Caldwell

 
 
Tod R. Caldwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
1. Tod R. Caldwell Marker
Inscription.  Governor, 1870-1874, during Reconstruction, member State Convention of 1865. His home stood here.
 
Erected 1939 by NC Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number N-8.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, 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. 35° 44.775′ N, 81° 41.233′ W. Marker is in Morganton, North Carolina, in Burke County. Marker is at the intersection of Green Street on Green Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Street, 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. Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Morganton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burke Courthouse (about 300 feet away); Our Confederate Soldiers (about 300 feet away); General Daniel Morgan (about 800 feet away); N.C. School for the Deaf
Tod R. Caldwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
2. Tod R. Caldwell Marker
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 1.7 miles away); Waightstill Avery (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morganton.
 
Tod R. Caldwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
3. Tod R. Caldwell Marker
Tod R. Caldwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
4. Tod R. Caldwell Marker
1894 Sanborn Map image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 19, 2016
5. 1894 Sanborn Map
Oldest available Sanborn map for this area, from 20 years after Caldwell's death. Shows 2-story frame structure with shingle roof in location where the Caldwell home once stood (marked with red 'X'), but unable verify this is the same structure.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.   5. submitted on November 19, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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